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2.2 earthquake detected near Blytheville

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BLYTHEVILLE, AR (KAIT) -

The seismograph was busy early Saturday after a 2.2-magnitude earthquake was picked up close to the Arkansas-Missouri border. 

According to a report from the University of Memphis Center for Earthquake Research and Information, the earthquake happened around 1:50 a.m. Saturday three miles north of Blytheville. 

The small earthquake had a depth of about seven kilometers below ground, the report noted. 

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