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Earthquake measuring 2.8 on Richter Scale hits south-central Kansas


WICHITA, Kansas — An earthquake measuring 2.8 on the Richter Scale hit south-central Kansas overnight.

The Wichita Eagle reports (http://bit.ly/1HktePs ) the quake, which struck about midnight Thursday, was the closest earthquake to Wichita. The quake was reported less than a mile southeast of Cheney, which is about 30 miles west of Wichita.

No damage was reported.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the earthquake's epicenter was about three miles deep.

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

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