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2.3 earthquake detected in Mississippi County

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GOSNELL, AR (KAIT) -

A small earthquake was picked up Saturday afternoon by seismographs, according to officials with the University of Memphis Center for Earthquake Research and Information. 

The 2.3-magnitude earthquake was detected around 12:55 p.m. Saturday, south of Gosnell. The earthquake had a depth of about 9.7 kilometers (6 miles), officials said in a post on their website. 

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