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Wichita records largest earthquake in at least 5 years


December 20, 2020

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Multiple earthquakes rattled Wichita on Saturday, with the largest measuring 3.7 on the Richter scale.

That makes the trembler the largest on record in the city in the last five years, although its still is considered relatively small. The threshold for damage usually starts at 4.0.

The Wichita Eagle reports that the earthquake was recorded at 12:47 p.m. with an epicenter near where around a dozen tremblers had been reported in the past month.

The Kansas Geological Survey reported at least two others happened Saturday — one with a magnitude of 3.0 at 11:42 a.m. and...

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