Friday, April 18

Breaking News Earthquake In Illinois and Parts of the Ozarks

A 5.2 earthquake stuck Southern Illinois near West Salem 150 miles east of St. Louis around 4:30 a.m. There were a total of 16 states that reported feeling the quake.

Throughout the day on Friday 6 aftershocks were reported with one aftershock being measured at 4.6.

The strongest earthquake to hit Illinois was in 1968 when a 5.3 was recorded.

No injuries have been reported.
To learn more about the New Madrid click here.

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