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Overnight earthquake reported in south-central Kansas


September 1, 2017

CHENEY, Kan. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a 3.4 magnitude earthquake has rattled south-central Kansas.

The Wichita Eagle reports that the quake was reported early Thursday about 2 miles southeast of Cheney. A smaller 2.9 magnitude quake was recorded just after 10 a.m. Sunday in Sumner County.

Scientists say damage is not likely in earthquakes below magnitude 4.0.


Information from: The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle,


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