USGS records earthquake in Missouri Bootheel
PEMISCOT COUNTY, Mo. (KAIT) - A small earthquake struck the Missouri Bootheel.
The U.S. Geological Survey registered the quake at 3:27 a.m. Wednesday, Sept. 14.
According to the USGS, the magnitude 2.1 quake was centered six kilometers (3.7 miles) east-northeast of Steele. It had a depth of 7.3 kilometers (4.5 miles).
So far, no one has reported feeling the earthquake.
In the last 30 days, the USGS has recorded 39 earthquakes in the area. Many were clustered along the New Madrid seismic zone.
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