CHENEY, Kan. — The U.S. Geological Survey says a 3.4 magnitude earthquake has rattled south-central Kansas.

The Wichita Eagle reports that the quake was reported early Thursday about 2 miles southeast of Cheney. A smaller 2.9 magnitude quake was recorded just after 10 a.m. Sunday in Sumner County.

Scientists say damage is not likely in earthquakes below magnitude 4.0.


Information from: The Wichita (Kan.) Eagle, http://www.kansas.com

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