Earthquake Shakes Louisville

The United States Geological Survey has confirmed that what woke me up this morning at 5:39am was a magnitude 5.4 5.2 [updated] earthquake with an epicenter in SE Illinois — 154 miles from Louisville, KY. The above image is a “Shake Map” from the USGS which shows the intensity of the quake in the surrounding area. Here is the live footage from WAVE3 during their morning television broadcast.

The USGS also lists three earthquakes of sizable magnitude around the world in recent days. They are:

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