3.8 Magnitude Earthquake Registered in Illinois

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The strongest earthquake in Illinois in six years was registered in the southern portion of the state Tuesday morning.

The 3.8 magnitude earthquake was registered in Albion, Illinois. That’s near the Illinois-Indiana border, and located on the New Madrid Fault Line, which is the likely cause of the quake.

An earthquake of that magnitude is described as being strong enough to be felt by residents, but not strong enough to cause any noticeable damage.

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