An earthquake with a 3.6 magnitude reported in Illinois

Posted on AllSides November 15th, 2023
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An earthquake with a 3.6 magnitude shook the area near Standard, Illinois, Wednesday morning, officials said. According to the United States Geological Survey, an agency which monitors earthquakes, the quake happened at 4:41 a.m. Standard has a population of about 200 people in Putnam County, about 100 miles southwest of Chicago. The agency says that earthquakes occur in Illinois about once every year. A magnitude 3.8 earthquake was reported June 17, 2021 about 2 miles west of Bloomingdale, Indiana, but reportedly also felt by Chicago-area residents. A 2.4-magnitude earthquake occurred...

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