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4.2 magnitude earthquake felt in Whitley County

By Jennifer Zartman Romano

Whitley County residents were awakened to a 4.2 magnitude earthquake that hit north central Indiana this morning, causing windows to shake and homes to rattle.
According to the US Geological Survey's website, the earthquake's epicenter was approximately 13 miles outside of Kokomo. The earthquake struck at 7:55 a.m.
Many local residents and residents across the area reported animals behaving strangely, furniture shaking and glassware rattling in cabinets.
The last time an earthquake was felt in this area was 2008.
What did you experience? Send us a note at jennifer@talkofthetownwc.com
To view the scientific information regarding the earthquake, click here.

Editor's Note: Scientists later amended their original estimate saying it was a 3.8 magnitude quake that struck along a relatively quiet fault line, the Fortville fault line.


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