No damage reported in Arkansas earthquake

11:25 AM, Oct 29, 2012   |    comments
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PARKIN, Ark. (AP) -- No damage or injuries have been reported after a 3.9-magnitude earthquake struck Monday morning in eastern Arkansas.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake hit at 7.39 a.m. Monday in Cross County. The quake's epicenter was 6 miles southwest of Parkin, 16 miles north-northeast of Forrest City and about 30 miles west of Memphis, Tenn.

The earthquake struck near the New Madrid Seismic Zone, a 150-mile stretch between Memphis and St. Louis that crosses parts of Arkansas, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Missouri and Tennessee.

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