3.9 magnitude earthquake shakes eastern Arkansas

Location of the epicenter as according to USGS (Source: Google Maps)(Oct 29, 2012) A 3.9 magnitude Earthquake shook eastern Arkansas Monday morning according to the USGS The quake was centered just southwest of Parkin in Cross County and happened around 7:39 a.m. local time. The Cross County Sheriff’s Department, Wynne Police Department, and the Wynne Mayor‘s Office have said that the earthquake has not caused any damages that they have been made aware of, but the earthquake did set off some alarms.The earthquake happened near the New Madrid Seismic Zone that stretches from Arkansas to Illinois along the Mississippi River valley.


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