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M2.3 earthquake recorded near Hinkleville, KY

A magnitude 2.3 earthquake was recorded south of Hinkleville, Ky. on Thursday morning. (Source:...
A magnitude 2.3 earthquake was recorded south of Hinkleville, Ky. on Thursday morning. (Source: USGS)
Updated: Aug. 23, 2018 at 1:07 PM CDT
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BALLARD COUNTY, KY (KFVS) - A magnitude 2.3 earthquake was recorded in western Kentucky on Thursday, August 23.

According to the USGS, it happened around 10:30 a.m. a little more than 1 mile south of Hinkleville, 18.7 miles west-southwest of Paducah and 37.5 miles south of Cape Girardeau.

It had a reported depth of 12 kilometers.

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