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Small Quake Reported in Southeast Missouri
By West Kentucky Star Staff
MEMPHIS - A magnitude 2.1 earthquake was reported in southeast Missouri Wednesday morning.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey at the University of Memphis, the quake was centered 3.4 miles west-northwest of Portageville, and 21.6 miles Northeast of Kennett. It occurred at 7:03 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 11:44 AM, Wednesday Aug. 12, 2020
Updated 06:09 AM, Thursday Aug. 13, 2020

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