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USGS confirms 2.4 magnitude earthquake in White Co.

USGS confirms 2.4 magnitude earthquake in White Co.
Published: Apr. 13, 2022 at 6:17 AM CDT
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WHITE CO., Ill. (WFIE) - The United States Geological Survey confirms there was a 2.4 magnitude earthquake in White County, Illinois Tuesday night.

It happened about two miles southeast of Springerton.

That’s about an hour away from Downtown Evansville.

Officials say it happened around 8:45 p.m.

According to the USGS website, nine people say they felt it in Carmi.

At least two people reported they felt it in Evansville.

Survey officials say the quake had a depth of about 12 miles.

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