Magnitude 3.6 earthquake rattles parts of northern Illinois, USGS and police say

Posted on AllSides November 15th, 2023
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STANDARD, Ill. (AP) — A magnitude 3.6 earthquake rattled parts of northern Illinois early Wednesday, awakening some residents and spurring reports to 911 about homes shaking, the U.S. Geological Survey and police said. The small earthquake was detected about 4:41 a.m. local time and was centered about sixth-tenths of a mile (1 kilometer) south-southeast of Standard, Illinois, the federal agency said. The town is located about 100 miles (161 kilometers) southwest of downtown Chicago. The temblor occurred about 2.9 miles (4.6 kilometers) below the Earth's surface, the USGS said. Local...

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