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Earthquake shakes Kentucky

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A rare earthquake shook eastern Kentucky on Saturday afternoon. The USGS says a 4.7 magnitude earthquake took place around Whitesburg and Hazard Kentucky. This was the second strongest earthquake centered inside the state on record. The quake hit around 12:08pm on Saturday and the light shaking was felt in 7 states. According to USGS reports the earthquake could be felt as far north as Columbus, Ohio and as far south as Atlanta, Georgia. There were several reports of minor damage, however no injuries or major damage was reported.

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