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VOL. 127 | NO. 212 | Tuesday, October 30, 2012

No Damage Reported in Arkansas Earthquake

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PARKIN, Ark. (AP) – No damage or injuries have been reported after a 3.9-magnitude earthquake struck Monday morning in eastern Arkansas.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit at 7.39 a.m. Monday in Cross County. The quake's epicenter was 6 miles southwest of Parkin, 16 miles north-northeast of Forrest City and about 30 miles west of Memphis, Tenn.

The earthquake struck near the New Madrid Seismic Zone, a 150-mile stretch between Memphis and St. Louis that crosses parts of Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee.

Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

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