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Friday morning earthquake rocks rural area SW of Junction City

3.1 earthquake hits Formoso, Kansas
3.1 earthquake hits Formoso, Kansas(WIBW)
Updated: May. 7, 2021 at 7:09 AM CDT
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - An earthquake early Friday morning rocked a rural area outside of Abilene in Dickinson County.

A 3.1 magnitude quake was reported about 8 miles northwest of Herington at 1:30 a.m.

An area about 130 miles to the north and west was impacted Thursday morning as well. The United States Geological Survey recorded two earthquakes in Jewell County after 6:30 am on May 6th.

The first was a 3.8 magnitude quake and a couple of miles southwest of Formoso, Kansas.

A 3.0 magnitude quake occurred less than two hours later near the same spot.

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