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Officials say weak earthquake shook area around Mayfield


January 10, 2021

MAYFIELD, Kan. (AP) — A weak earthquake shook an area near Mayfield in south-central Kansas this weekend, geological officials said.

The 2.8-magnitude earthquake hit just before 1 a.m. Sunday, television station KAKE reported. The U.S. Geological Survey said the epicenter was just northeast of Mayfield in Sumner County. No damage was reported.

The quake was just one of 40 minor earthquakes reported in Kansas and Oklahoma so far this year, officials said. Just two days before the new year, a 3.8-magnitude quake was reported in east Wichita.

In December, a regulatory agency determined tha...

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