Geologists: Small earthquake detected in northwest Alabama; no damage reported

We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)




MONTGOMERY, Alabama — A barely detectable earthquake gently shook northwest Alabama.

The U.S. Geological Survey announced a 1.9 magnitude earthquake was detected late Wednesday about four miles west of Russellville. No damage was reported.

Geologists told ( ) earthquakes that small generally are not felt.

The epicenter of the earthquake was 17 miles southwest of Muscle Shoals and 21 miles southwest of Florence.

Information from,

All content copyright ©2015 Daily Reporter, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Click here to read our privacy policy.
Daily Reporter • 22 W. New Road • Greenfield, IN 46140 • (317) 462-5528