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Scientists: 2 small earthquakes recorded in midstate

Written by The Associated Press | Sep 12, 2018 11:26 AM
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(Shillington) -- Federal officials say two small earthquakes have occurred in Berks County.

The U.S. Geological Survey says a 1.9 magnitude quake occurred around 3:50 a.m. Wednesday near Shillington. A 1.7 magnitude quake was then recorded around 5:45 a.m. Wednesday in Mohnton.

No damage or injuries were reported in either quake.

Officials say earthquakes with a magnitude between 1.0 and 3.0 aren't typically felt by residents.

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