Small Earthquake Recorded In Missouri Bootheel

PORTAGEVILLE, MO (KMOX) – There was a small earthquake in the Missouri Bootheel Tuesday night, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter was one mile east of Hayward, Missouri and about four miles southeast of Portageville, Missouri around 10:20 p.m. Tuesday night.

The earthquake was a magnitude 2.7 on the Richter Scale.

There are no reports of any damage and no indication from the U.S. Geological Survey that it was felt in St. Louis.


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