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Preliminary magnitude 4.7 earthquake in Arkansas felt in Oklahoma

GREENBRIER, Ark. -- Three earthquakes have been recorded near Greenbrier in central Arkansas -- including one with a preliminary magnitude of 4.7 that was reported felt on four other states.

BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Published: February 28, 2011
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GREENBRIER, Ark. — Four earthquakes have been recorded near Greenbrier in central Arkansas— including one with a preliminary magnitude of 4.7 that was reported felt on four other states.

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded the 4.7 quake at 11 p.m. Sunday about four miles northeast of Greenbrier — about 35 miles north of Little Rock. Residents across Arkansas and in Oklahoma, Missouri, Tennessee and Mississippi reported on the U.S.G.S. website that they felt the quake.

Greenbrier police dispatcher Jessica Bradford says no injuries or serious damage is reported.

The U.S.G.S. also recorded in the same area a preliminary magnitude 3.8 quake at 11:18 p.m. and a preliminary 3.6 magnitude quake was recorded at 2:46 a.m. Monday. The fourth earthquake is a preliminary magnitude 3.2 and was recorded at 7:06 a.m.

Copyright 2011 The Associated Press.


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