3 small earthquakes recorded in, near the Bootheel

3 small earthquakes recorded in, near the Bootheel
According to the USGS, three earthquakes were recorded in the Heartland on Sunday and Monday. One in Dunklin County, Mo., one in Fulton Co., Ky. and in New Madrid Co., Mo. (Source: USGS)

SOUTHEAST MISSOURI and WESTERN KENTUCKY (KFVS) - Three small earthquakes were recorded in three southern Heartland counties in just a few hours of tremor.

According to the USGS, the first earthquake was a magnitude 1.7, which registered approximately 1.9 miles northwest of Malden in Dunklin County, Missouri at 10:02 p.m. on Sunday, July 19.

A second quake recorded was a magnitude 2.1 in Fulton County, Kentucky at 1:23 a.m. on Monday, June 20. The epicenter of the quake was approximately 8.3 miles east of New Madrid, Mo. and close to Island No. 8.

A third quake was also recorded on Monday. The USGS reports a magnitude 2.1 earthquake was registered nearly 4 miles east of Marston in New Madrid County, Mo. at 2:54 a.m.

There have been no reports of anyone feeling the quakes.

All three are part of the New Madrid Seismic Network.

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