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Magnitude 4.3 earthquake rocks central Kansas

Central KS earthquake 12.8.21
Posted at 8:43 AM, Dec 08, 2021
and last updated 2021-12-08 09:43:30-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Many Kansas residents may have felt an earthquake Wednesday morning.

A magnitude 4.3 earthquake occurred roughly 1.86 miles deep in central Kansas.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports the quake happened approximately three miles south of Gypsum, Kansas, at 7:45 a.m.

People traveling along Interstate 70 near Salina or Abilene may have felt the tremor.

Smaller quaking may have been felt as far as Hays, Wichita, Topeka or the Nebraska border.