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Pair of earthquakes recorded near Blytheville



Jonesboro, Arkansas – Early on Thursday morning, the U.S. Geological Survey noted two consecutive earthquakes close to Blytheville.

The first earthquake struck at 12:33 a.m. on September 7th, roughly 2 miles west of Cooter, Missouri, and 9 miles north-northeast of Blytheville, according to the USGS.

It was almost 6 km deep and had a magnitude of 2.0.

At 12:53 in the morning, the second earthquake, which was a little stronger, was felt by government observers.

The epicenter of the magnitude 2.3 earthquake occurred 1.7 miles northwest of Blytheville.

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