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Quake shakes region

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

SIKESTON -- A little over 200 years after Southeast Missouri was the epicenter for one of the biggest earthquakes in U.S. history, a little shaking continues.

A 4.0 earthquake was reported early today five miles north northwest of East Prairie, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. The temblor occurred at 3:58 a.m. at a depth of 3.1 miles.

"Several people have called about the shaking, rumbling, saying it sounding like thunder," said a dispatcher with the Mississippi County Sheriff's Department in Charleston. "We haven't had reports of damage."

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