VOL. 127 | NO. 212 | Tuesday, October 30, 2012
No Damage Reported in Arkansas Earthquake
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.
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