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Multiple Heartland Residents Report Feeling Earthquake in Northeast Arkansas

A small earthquake was felt in northeast Arkansas, just south of the Bootheel, with several people in the Heartland reporting the event. The USGS recorded a magnitude 3.6 earthquake 3.5 miles northeast of Etowah, Ark. at around 11:46 a.m. on Wednesday, December 27. This earthquake occurred approximately 40 miles south of Kennett, Mo. The USGS received almost 200 online reports from individuals who felt the quake as of 12:40 p.m. on Wednesday. Reports came in from Cairo, Illinois, Cardwell, Mo., Steele, Mo., Senath, Mo., Hornersville, Mo., and Caruthersville, Mo. For those who want to report feeling the earthquake or learn more about it, they can visit the USGS website. Copyright 2023 KFVS. All rights reserved.


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