EarthQuake Southwest of St. Louis This Morning

AN EARTHQUAKE WAS REPORTED BY MANY PEOPLE IN CENTRAL AND EASTERN MISSOURI AND SOUTHWEST ILLINOIS EARLY THIS MORNING. NO DAMAGE HAS BEEN REPORTED.

THE NATIONAL EARTHQUAKE INFORMATION CENTER IN GOLDEN COLORADO HAS INDICATED THAT AN EARTHQUAKE MAGNITUDE 4.2 ON THE RICHTER SCALE OCCURRED AT 310 AM, AND WAS CENTERED AT 38.121 DEGREES NORTH...90.933 DEGREES WEST. THIS LOCATION IS ABOUT 14 MILES EAST SOUTHEAST OF SULLIVAN, MISSOURI...OR ABOUT 51 MILES SOUTHWEST OF SAINT LOUIS, MISSOURI.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION CAN BE FOUND AT THE UNITED STATES GEOLOGICAL SURVEY WEB SITE -

http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/recenteqsus/Maps/US10/32.42.-95.-85.php



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