A Small Earthquake Occurred Near Bardwell Tuesday Night
A small earthquake occurred in the New Madrid Seismic Zone in far western Kentucky Tuesday night. According to the University of Memphis Center for Earthquake Research and Information a magnitude 2.4 earthquake happened 6.2 miles west of Bardwell.
NOAA Meteorologist Kevin Smith says most earthquakes in our region are below 2.5 and are hardly felt.
A recent study by the U.S. Geological Survey projects an increase in short-term risk for natural earthquakes in the New Madrid Seismic Zone for 2016.