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Officials: 2 Minor Earthquakes Shake Southern Indiana

Last updated on Friday, May 11, 2012

(BICKNELL) - Two weak earthquakes rattled southern Indiana on Thursday evening, one just after 6 p.m. and another marginally stronger one almost an hour later.

Knox County officials received calls after the quakes.

The first, a 2.7 magnitude quake according to the U.S. Geological Survey, was centered between Oaktown and Bruceville, north of Vincennes, Knox County EMA Director John Streeter said. No significant damage was reported.

The second, a 3.1 magnitude quake, was centered near Bicknell.

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