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More Details on Earthquakes that Struck South of Williamsville

(Williamsville) There was an earthquake in southeast Missouri Wednesday night.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, the 4.0 earthquake hit at 8:53, a few miles south Williamsville, just across the Wayne County line in northern Butler County.

A second, smaller quake was recorded less than hour later at 9:40 at the same location.

The second rumbler was recorded as a 2.5.

Regional Radio news has found that numerous individuals felt the first quake with a lesser number of people feeling the smaller one.

A family in Madison County between Ironton and Frederictkown felt several seconds worth of rumbling.

We also found out an indvidual felt the earthquake in the small town of Doe Run in St. Francois County.

Many others from southeast Missouri felt it too.

At this time, no damage or injuries have been reported.


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