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Small earthquake recorded in northern AR

 

HARDY, AR (AP) - A small earthquake has shaken part of northern Arkansas.
     
A 2.6 magnitude quake struck early Tuesday morning near Hardy. The 911 call center in Sharp County didn't have any reports of injuries or damage.
     
The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake's center was 6 miles northwest of Hardy.
     
Geologists say earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 to 3.0 are generally the smallest felt by humans.

      
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