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Small Earthquake in Illinois Wednesday

The town of Standard, Illinois in Putnam County was the epicenter of a small but noticeable Earthquake on Wednesday, November 15th, at around 4:41 AM. Geology Professor Mike Phillips of Illinois Valley Community College says the Earthquake registered as a 3.6 on the Richter Scale which is right on the edge of where people might feel an Earthquake...



According to the US Geological Survey, reports of people claiming to feel the Earthquake came in from as far as 30 to 40 miles from the epicenter. That said, the Earthquake is not a large one, a portion of Illinois felt a registered 4.3 Earthquake in 2022.

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