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Small Earthquake Shakes Mid-South Region

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded a 3.9 magnitude earthquake in northeast Arkansas Monday morning, with tremors felt throughout parts of west Tennessee and north Mississippi.
MEMPHIS, TN (AP, abc24.com) - The U.S. Geological Survey recorded a 3.9 magnitude earthquake in northeast Arkansas Monday morning, with tremors felt throughout parts of west Tennessee and north Mississippi.

The earthquake was recorded at 7:39 a.m. on Monday, October 29. 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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