3.6 Magnitude Earthquake Near Princeton, Illinois

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From our news partner, WQAD: Communities in central Illinois have woken up to a minor rumble this morning. According to the United States Geological Survey, they recorded a 3.6 magnitude earthquake, originally located around Standard, Illinois. For reference Princeton, Illinois, is roughly 25 minutes away from the epicenter. This quake has been estimated to have traveled for about 500 miles, however since the tremors were only approximately 4.6 kilometers below the surface little damage is expected to structures in the area.

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