An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.5 occurred in Jefferson County

ST. LOUIS: On Tuesday night, a little earthquake occurred close to Kimmswick, Missouri.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that the earthquake happened at 8:35 p.m. with a magnitude of 2.5. Reports of feeling it extended from south St. Louis county to Kimmswick in Jefferson County.

The magnitude of the earthquake was raised from its prior reading of 1.6. It was located in Monroe County, Illinois, approximately three kilometers east of Kimmswick. Additionally, projections indicate a 9.5-kilometer depth.

The Illinois Basin – Ozark Dome Region, which is next to the more active New Madrid Seismic Zone, is where Tuesday’s earthquake occurred.

Regarding the earthquake, a representative for the Arnold Police Department made the following statement:

“Although we are by no means experts in geology, it seems that our backyard had an earthquake a few minutes ago, as we have been informed in response to multiple queries. We value the State Emergency Management Agency’s availability when we need it.

By Caleb Anderson

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