Micro earthquake hits near New Madrid County

NEW MADRID COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - A micro earthquake rattled areas near New Madrid County Friday morning.

According to the preliminary report from the Cooperative New Madrid Seismic Network, the earthquake happened just after 6 a.m. and had a magnitude of 2.5.

The location was about 7 miles southwest of New Madrid and about 9 miles from Portageville.

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