Earthquake recorded in Jackson County, Alabama

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Jackson County, Al–The U.S. Geological Service reports a 2.4 magnitude earthquake occurred Tuesday in Jackson County.


The Alabama Emergency Management Agency says the northeastern region of the state has a history of small quakes.


Shaking from small magnitude events like this is not typically associated with structural damage.
The U.S.G.S. says a magnitude 2 quake is usually only felt by a few people, while a magnitude 3 quake is quite noticeable to people indoors.

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