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December 8, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
The strongest earthquake in about 10 years shook parts of southwest Indiana and western Kentucky, but local officials reported no damage or injuries. The 3.9 magnitude earthquake struck about 8 a.m. CST, officials said. It was located about seven miles west of Evansville, a southern Indiana city of 126,000 on the Ohio River near the Illinois border. Earthquakes occur about once a year in southern Indiana.
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December 8, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
The strongest earthquake in about 10 years shook parts of southwest Indiana and western Kentucky, but local officials reported no damage or injuries. The 3.9 magnitude earthquake struck about 8 a.m. CST, officials said. It was located about seven miles west of Evansville, a southern Indiana city of 126,000 on the Ohio River near the Illinois border. Earthquakes occur about once a year in southern Indiana.
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September 7, 1988
Doors and windows were rattled in five states--Indiana, Tennessee, West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio--by a moderate earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale and centered in Kentucky's Appalachian country. There were no reports of serious damage or injuries from the 10:30 p.m. EDT temblor. "It's a good healthy one . . . that should have been widely felt," said Ron Street, a seismologist at the University of Kentucky.
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January 25, 1990 | United Press International
An earthquake rattled southern Indiana and northern Kentucky on Wednesday, officials at the U.S. Geological Survey said. No damage or injuries were reported in the 3.8-magnitude temblor.
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January 25, 1990 | United Press International
An earthquake rattled southern Indiana and northern Kentucky on Wednesday, officials at the U.S. Geological Survey said. No damage or injuries were reported in the 3.8-magnitude temblor.
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October 15, 1987 | United Press International
An earthquake measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale rattled parts of Kentucky, Illinois and Missouri near the New Madrid Fault on Wednesday, causing minor damage, officials said. No injuries were reported in the quake, which was centered 10 miles southwest of Paducah.
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November 10, 2012 | By Joseph Serna
A 4.3-magnitude earthquake centered in southeastern Kentucky on Saturday has shaken residents from northern Ohio to North Carolina and Alabama. The earthquake, centered more than half a mile underground about eight miles west of Whitesburg, Ky., did not appear to cause any structural damage in the Ohio Valley. The epicenter was about 35 miles west of the southwestern Virginia border. More than 200 people from Ohio, Alabama, Pennsylvania, Georgia Indiana and North Carolina reported feeling the temblor on the U.S. Geological Survey's website, some more than 300 miles away.
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September 7, 1988
Doors and windows were rattled in five states--Indiana, Tennessee, West Virginia, Kentucky and Ohio--by a moderate earthquake measuring 4.5 on the Richter scale and centered in Kentucky's Appalachian country. There were no reports of serious damage or injuries from the 10:30 p.m. EDT temblor. "It's a good healthy one . . . that should have been widely felt," said Ron Street, a seismologist at the University of Kentucky.
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October 15, 1987 | United Press International
An earthquake measuring 3.8 on the Richter scale rattled parts of Kentucky, Illinois and Missouri near the New Madrid Fault on Wednesday, causing minor damage, officials said. No injuries were reported in the quake, which was centered 10 miles southwest of Paducah.
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