Earthquake Hits Illinois-Missouri State Line

The earthquake struck about 16 miles from Cairo, Ill., according to the U.S. Geological Survey

By Sandra Torres
|  Tuesday, Feb 21, 2012  |  Updated 8:04 AM CDT
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U.S. Geological Survey

The 4.0 magnitude quake struck around 4 a.m. near the Illinois-Missouri border.

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People who live near the Illinois-Missouri state line woke up to a small earthquake Tuesday morning.

The 4.0 magnitude quake struck around 4 a.m. in southeastern Missouri, but it was also felt in Illinois, Tennessee and Kentucky, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

Residents in downstate Carbondale felt the rumble, according to WSIU Radio.
 
As of Tuesday morning, there were no reports of any significant damage.

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