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2 weak earthquakes recorded Sunday near Missouri Bootheel

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Posted at 10:04 AM, Apr 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-04 11:04:40-04

PUXICO, Mo. — Two weak earthquakes rumbled in southeast Missouri over the weekend, KFVS-TV reported.

The U.S. Geological Survey recorded both earthquakes a few minutes apart just before 6:30 p.m. Sunday near Puxico in rural Wayne County, just north of the Missouri Bootheel.

The survey said the first was about 7 miles northwest of Puxico and registered a magnitude 2.2. The second about a mile away registered a magnitude 2.4.

There were no reports of injuries or damage.