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3 Overnight Earthquakes Near Ellis

KSAL StaffSeptember 16, 2016

Three small earthquakes shook parts of north central Kansas late Thursday night into early Friday.

According to the  U.S. Geological Survey, there were three earthquakes north of Ellis within about a three hour span, beginning at 9:58 PM. The following earthquakes were reported:

  • 3.3 magnitude 9.3 miles north of Ellis
  • 3.1 magnitude 8 miles north of Ellis
  • 2.6 magnitude 4.3 miles north of Ellis

The three earthquakes come about 48 hours after a 3.5 magnitude quake shook the same area. That quake was recorded early Wednesday morning.

Wednesday night a small earthquake was recorded in Saline County, centered 13.7 miles east / northeast of Lindsborg.

No damage or injuries have been reported.

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