2nd earthquake recorded near Nebraska/South Dakota border

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ANOKA, NE (KELO/KCAU) — UPDATE: A second earthquake was recorded Friday in Nebraska just across the border near Anoka.

According to the United State Geological Survey, the quake occurred at 5:50 p.m. CST and originated 5 kilometers below the ground. The earthquake registered as a 3.1 magnitude.

An magnitude 3.7 earthquake was recorded Friday morning at 10:45 a.m. CST near Highway 18 and Highway 281 junction in South Dakota, about nine miles north of Spencer. They initially reported the quake as a 4.2 magnitude.

This has been at least the 4th recorded earthquake in South Dakota in 2021.

Anyone who felt the earthquake can report it here.


PREVIOUS: A magnitude 3.7 earthquake has been reported Friday in South Dakota just across the border north of Spencer, Nebraska.

According to the United State Geological Survey, the quake occurred at 10:45 a.m. CST and originated 5 kilometers below ground. It happened near the Highway 18 and Highway 281 junction in South Dakota, about nine miles north of Spencer. They initially reported the quake as a 4.2 magnitude.

This has been at least the 3rd recorded earthquake in South Dakota in 2021.

Anyone who felt it can report so by clicking here. As of 12:20 p.m., 25 people reported feeling the earthquake.

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