Small quakes rattle north-central Kansas

Smith Center — Several small earthquakes have rattled north-central Kansas.

The largest had a magnitude of 3.5 and was reported Friday in Jewell County.

Two other quakes measuring 2.3 and 2.5 on the Richter scale were recorded Saturday in Smith County, while a third with a magnitude of 2.5 was reported in Jewell County.

There are no reports of damage. The threshold for damage usually starts at a magnitude 4.0.


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