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3 earthquakes struck New Madrid in past week

NEW MADRID, MO (KAIT) – Three earthquakes have shaken New Madrid in the past week. 

The United State Geological Survey (USGS) has reported that since Monday, three earthquakes registering 2.6, 2.4, and 2.3 magnitudes have struck near the city. 

The first rattled at 5.5 miles below the earth's surface 7 miles from New Madrid September 3. The second hit at a depth of 5 miles in the same general location September 7, and the third shook at a depth of 5.2 miles at a distance of 5 miles from town September 10. 

For more information, you can visit the USGS website.

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