M2.3 earthquake nearly 30 miles south of Sikeston, MO

M2.3 earthquake nearly 30 miles south of Sikeston, MO
The USGS reported a magnitude 2.3 earthquake nearly 30 miles south of Sikeston, Mo. (Source: USGS)

CATES, TN (KFVS) - A magnitude 2.3 earthquake was recorded nearly 30 miles south of Sikeston, Missouri on Monday, November 5.

According to the USGS preliminary report, it happened just after noon at a depth of 5 kilometers.

It was recorded about 2.6 miles west of Cates, Tenn., 26 miles west of Union City, Tenn. and 29.6 miles south of Sikeston.

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