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Wichita area feels 5 low-intensity earthquakes in 2 weeks


December 9, 2020

LIBERTY, Mo. (AP) — Five low intensity earthquakes have rattled part of the Wichita area since Thanksgiving, but a Kansas expert on seismic activity says residents of the state's largest city should not be overly concerned about a larger, more destructive quake occurring there.

A quake with an estimated 2.6 magnitude was felt Wednesday morning in southeast Wichita, where four other quakes have been reported in the last two weeks. The strongest quake was magnitude 3.3 on Tuesday.

Wichita media reported concerned residents calling emergency dispatchers after feeling the quakes and hearing...

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