Earthquake recorded in Kentucky Thursday morning
Posted 10:05 am / February 27, 2020
A magnitude 2.6 earthquake was reported in western Kentucky Thursday morning. According to the U.S. Geological Survey at the University of Memphis, the quake was centered 13.2 miles east of Madisonville, and 33.8 miles northeast of Hopkinsville. It occurred at 5:58 a.m.
The USGS says a quake of 2.5 is the threshold of humans being able to detect the ground shaking.
No damage has been reported from this earthquake, say news reports.