Small earthquakes registered in southeast Mo. and western Ky.

Small earthquakes registered in southeast Mo. and western Ky.
The two yellow dots on this map represent each earthquake registered Tuesday morning, Oct. 8. (Source: USGS)

NEW MADRID COUNTY, Mo. (KFVS) - Two small earthquakes were registered early Tuesday morning, Oct. 8.

One shook a portion of New Madrid County, Missouri while the other quake was registered in Fulton County, Kentucky just a few hours later.

Both earthquakes were recorded at 1.7 magnitude.

According to the USGS, the first of the two quakes was recorded about 4.2 miles southeast of Marston, Mo. at 1:43 a.m.

There are no reports of damage or if the quakes were felt.

The quakes are part of the New Madrid Seismic Network.

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