Areas of IL feel 2.1M earthquake

Areas of IL feel 2.1M earthquake
Earthquake near Sparta, IL (Source: USGS)

ILLINOIS (KFVS) - An earthquake a little north of the Heartland hit on Oct. 15 at 2:31 p.m.

The quake was about 6 km or 3.7 miles northwest of Sparta, Illinois.

It was near Houston area of Illinois and several miles from Belleville and Waterloo.

It was a magnitude 2.1 earthquake according to the USGS.

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