4.7 mag. Quake in central Arkansas felt in Region 8 - KAIT Jonesboro, AR - Region 8 News, weather, sports

4.7 mag. Quake in central Arkansas felt in Region 8

Jonesboro, AR (KAIT) - A 4.7 magnitude earthquake near Greenbrier, Arkansas at 11:00pm Sunday night was felt across much of Arkansas according to the United States Geological Survey.

A second 3.8 magnitude quake occurred in the same location at 11:17pm.  Both earthquakes happened in an area that has felt dozens of quakes over the past six months or more.  Sunday night's earthquakes were two of the most powerful the region has felt.  There was at least one report of it being felt in southern Missouri and northwest Mississippi. 

To report feeling either earthquake, including intensity and damage, click here to the USGS.

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