Small quake reported in north-central Kansas

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SMITH CENTER, Kan. (AP) — A small earthquake has shaken parts of north-central Kansas, but there are no immediate reports of damage.

The Hays Post reports that the magnitude-3.4 quake struck just noon Wednesday. The U.S. Geological Survey says it was centered about 25 miles southeast of Smith Center.

Officials with the Osborne and Smith County Sheriff’s Departments said they didn’t receive any calls about the quake. Scientists say damage is not likely in earthquakes below magnitude 4.0.


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