Friday, April 18, 2008

Did you feel the earthquake this morning?

Some residents of northern Middle Tennessee say they felt an earthquake centered in eastern Illinois.

Calls poured in to television stations.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports the quake was centered near the Illinois-Indiana border, about 6 miles east-southeast of New Salem, Illinois.

It was recorded at 4:36 a.m., Central time, Friday and the preliminary magnitude is estimated at 5.4.

Read much more about it in the Tennessean.

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