3 earthquakes struck New Madrid in past week

NEW MADRID, MO (KAIT) – Three earthquakeshave 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 belowthe earth's surface 7 miles from New Madrid September 3. The second hit at adepth of 5 miles in the same general location September 7, and the third shookat a depth of 5.2 miles at a distance of 5 miles from town September 10.

For more information, you can visitthe USGS website.

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