USGS reports three earthquakes in northwestern Ellis County

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ELLIS, Kan. (KSNW) – The United States Geological Survey reports three earthquakes in northwestern Ellis County.

The first earthquake was felt around 9:58 p.m. Thursday night and registered a 3.3 magnitude. A 3.1 magnitude earthquake followed at 10:55 p.m., and a 2.6 magnitude followed around 12:51 a.m. this morning.

Geologists say damage is not likely in earthquakes below magnitude 4.0 and that earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 to 3.0 are the smallest that can be felt by humans.

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