Earthquake reported in Northeast Arkansas

Wednesday, Region 8 News at 6, Earthquake near Imboden, 5/27/2020

JONESBORO, Ark. (KAIT) - The U.S. Geological Survey recorded a 2.3 magnitude earthquake Wednesday morning in Northeast Arkansas.

According to the USGS website, the quake was located about 3 miles southeast of Imboden, 12 miles southwest of Pocahontas, and about 33 miles northwest of Jonesboro.

The quake, which had a depth of 11.2 kilometers, struck at 16:30:51 UTC (about 11:30 a.m. local time). Initially, the USGS reported it as being a 2.7M quake but later downgraded it to a 2.3M.

The USGS has not received any reports of people feeling the quake.

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According to the USGS website, the quake was located about 3.5 miles east-southeast of Imboden, and 32.9 miles northwest of Jonesboro.
According to the USGS website, the quake was located about 3.5 miles east-southeast of Imboden, and 32.9 miles northwest of Jonesboro. (Source: KAIT-TV)

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