USGS: Prelimin report of M2.1 earthquake near Salem, AR - KFVS12 News & Weather Cape Girardeau, Carbondale, Poplar Bluff

USGS: Prelimin report of M2.1 earthquake near Salem, AR

Map showing the epicenter. (Source: USGS) Map showing the epicenter. (Source: USGS)
SALEM, AR (KFVS) -

The USGS has a preliminary report of a 2.1 magnitude earthquake near Salem, Ark. on Friday evening, Aug. 28.

According to the report, it happened at around 7:20 p.m. at a depth of 1 km.

It was about 9 miles northwest of Salem and 19 miles south-southwest of West Plains, Ark.

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