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The Latest: 4.2 magnitude earthquake reported in Kansas


August 16, 2019

HUTCHINSON, Kan. (AP) — The Latest on a series of earthquakes in Kansas (all times local):

2:30 p.m.

A series of earthquakes shook parts of Kansas near Hutchinson, knocking down ceiling tiles and breaking some windows.

The largest earthquake measured 4.2 and struck around 8 a.m. Friday, with an epicenter about 3 miles (4.8 kilometers) from Hutchinson. The U.S. Geological Survey received reports that it was felt in Topeka; Ponca City, Oklahoma; and even Kansas City, Missouri, which is some 200 miles (322 kilometers) from Hutchinson.

Rick Miller, of the Kansas Geological Survey, says three...

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