Dec 08, 2021 1:59 PM

USGS: 4.3 magnitude earthquake shakes central Kansas

Posted Dec 08, 2021 1:59 PM
Star marks location of Wednesday's quake -USGS image
Star marks location of Wednesday's quake -USGS image

SALINE COUNTY — A strong earthquake shook central Kansas Wednesday morning. The quake just before 8a.m. measured  a magnitude 4.3, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. It was centered approximately 3 miles southwest of Gypsum and was felt across a wide area.

There are no reports of damage or injury. Wednesday's quake follows a series of quakes in Saline County over the past two months including two small quakes on Saturday that measured 2.5 and 2.2, according to the Kansas Geological Survey.