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Small Earthquake Felt Monday Morning

Small Earthquake Felt Monday Morning
By: Heartland News

According to the U.S. Geographical Survery, a small earthquake occurred at 10:47 a.m. Monday morning. The earthquake was rated as a 3.0 magnitude. The epicenter was 13 miles west-southwest of Carbondale, IL. The USGS tells Heartland News that is was a minor earthquake and occurred at a shallow depth.

We received several phone calls in our Southern Illinois Newsroom within minutes of the earthquake. However, there have been no reports of damage.

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Magnitude 3.0
Date-Time Monday, June 27, 2005 at 15:46:51 (UTC)
= Coordinated Universal Time
Monday, June 27, 2005 at 10:46:51 AM
= local time at epicenter
Location 37.612°N, 89.495°W
Depth 5 km (3.1 miles) set by location program
Region ILLINOIS
Distances 7 km (4 miles) SSE (165°) from Grand Tower, IL
8 km (5 miles) ESE (105°) from Altenburg, MO
11 km (7 miles) ESE (106°) from Frohna, MO
27 km (13 miles) WSW (242°) from Carbondale, IL
130 km (82 miles) SSE (150°) from St. Louis, MO

*Source: U.S. Geological Survey
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