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Minor quake reported five miles from East Cape Girardeau

Saturday, May 10, 2008

At 4:29 a.m. Saturday, the Cooperative New Madrid Seismic Network reported a magnitude-2.5 earthquake five miles east of East Cape Girardeau, Ill. Such rumbles generally do not result in property damage, but they can be felt by people. Researchers offer a way for people to report the shaking at http://pasadena.wr.usgs.gov/shake/cus.

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I felt it. I was awake and felt it shake my entire house. It felt like someone bumped into my house, just once. No continual shaking this time. First time I've felt a quake like that.

-- Posted by gamermom on Sun, May 11, 2008, at 9:11 AM

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