2.8M earthquake reported near New Madrid

Published: Sep. 2, 2015 at 9:21 AM CDT
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NEW MADRID, MO (KFVS) - A 2.8 magnitude earthquake shook parts of southeast Missouri around 8:46 p.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 1.

The quake was reportedly centered 5 miles south southwest of New Madrid, Mo.

Residents living south of Sikeston or northwest of Union City, Tn. might have also felt a little shake.

Preliminary reports by CERI at the University of Memphis measures the quake at 2.7 magnitude and 5.9 miles deep.

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