Small Quake Reported in Southeast Missouri
By West Kentucky Star Staff
MEMPHIS - A magnitude 2.4 earthquake was reported in southeast Missouri Friday morning.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey at the University of Memphis, the quake was centered 2.5 miles southwest of Caruthersville, Missouri and 18.7 miles west-northwest of Dyersburg. It occurred at 11 a.m.

The USGS says that a quake of 2.5 is the threshold of humans being able to detect the ground shaking.
No damage has been reported from this earthquake.

Published 12:09 PM, Friday Aug. 07, 2020
Updated 12:11 PM, Friday Aug. 07, 2020



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