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Small Earthquakes Hit Mississippi County

JANUARY 2,2006 - Posted at 11:50 a.m.-CST

WILSON JUNCTION, AR -  Scientists at the University of Memphis' Center for Earthquake Research and Information say a pair of small earthquakes rumbled in Mississippi County this morning.

 The first earthquake hit just north of the town of Wilson Junction at a magnitude one point five. The second hit northeast of Lowden at a magnitude one point seven. The U-S Geological Survey placed the earthquake just north of the town of Wilson Junction. The Mississippi County Sheriff's Office said it received no calls on the earthquake.

(Copyright 2006 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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