USGS: Preliminary report shows 3.4 magnitude earthquake in Wayne Co., IL

Published: May. 30, 2015 at 12:55 AM CDT|Updated: May. 30, 2015 at 2:20 PM CDT
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WAYNE COUNTY, IL (KFVS) - Did you feel a rumble across the Heartland on Friday night?

Yes, there were plenty of scattered thunderstorms to cause a rumble across the ground, but at 7:41 p.m. on Friday, May 29 an earthquake struck southern Illinois.

According to the United States Geological Survey a 3.4 magnitude earthquake hit 9km north of Fairfield, Ill. in Wayne County.

So far there have been no reports of damage.

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