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Earthquake Hits Central Indiana

By Chuck Sudo in News on Dec 30, 2010 2:20PM

MAp Image via US Geological Survey

An earthquake measuring 4.2 in magnitude struck central Indiana near Kokomo this morning. No damages were reported.

It's the second earthquake this year within range of Chicago. Back in June a quake measuring 5.7 on the Richter scale occurred near Ottawa, IL. Some in the Chicago area are reporting that they felt this morning's earthquake, but it's unknown whether a 4.2 quake can be felt this far away, or if it's wishful thinking on the part of those who claim they felt it.