Mild Earthquake Hits Southeastern Missouri
CAPE GIRARDEAU, Mo. (AP) -- A mild earthquake has shaken southeastern Missouri, with no immediate reports of damage or injury.
KFVS-TV reports the tremor struck at 6:32 p.m. Thursday, centered about 75 miles southwest of Cape Girardeau near the small Carter County town of Grandin. The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake had a preliminary magnitude of 3.6 -- strong enough to be felt but not likely to cause damage.
Grandin is located 127 miles southwest of St. Louis and the same distance northwest of Memphis, Tenn.