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UPDATE: 16 Earthquakes Shake Area

KSAL StaffDecember 8, 2021

Did you feel it? Over a dozen small earthquakes shook Central Kansas throughout the day  Wednesday morning.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the largest earthquake was centered in Southern Saline County. According to the agency a magnitude 4.3 earthquake was centered about 3.1 miles south /southwest of Gypsum. The earthquake happened Wednesday morning at 7:45.

The Kansas Geological Survey recorded at least 16 earthquakes registering 2.0 or greater throughout the day, generally in the same area.

There were no immediate reports of major damage.

Earthquakes of this magnitude, ranging between 2.5 and 5.4, are often felt but only cause minor damage.

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ORIGINAL: Did you feel it? A small earthquake shook Central Kansas early Wednesday morning.

The U.S. Geological Survey says a small earthquake was centered in Southern Saline County. According to the agency a magnitude 4.3 earthquake was centered about 3.1 miles south /southwest of Gypsum. The earthquake happened Wednesday morning at 7:45.

The earthquake was felt throughout Central Kansas and South into Oklahoma.

There were no immediate reports of damage.

Earthquakes of this magnitude, ranging between 2.5 and 5.4, are often felt but only cause minor damage.

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