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Minor Central Illinois Earthquake Felt in Dubuque

Some Midwest residents woke up to a rattle this morning.

A minor earthquake was recorded at 4:41 am in central Illinois around the town of Standard, which is about 25 minutes away from Princeton. 

The United States Geological Survey says the earthquake’s magnitude registered at 3.6. The earthquake has been estimated to have traveled for about five hundred miles. Shaking was felt as far north as Dubuque. 

Local media outlets say they have not received any reports of damage or widespread power outages.


image courtesy of U.S. Geological Survey

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