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Earthquake strikes near Lacey’s Spring on Halloween night

People in Southern Illinois will take action as an earthquake drill comes to the area (Source:...
People in Southern Illinois will take action as an earthquake drill comes to the area (Source: Pixabay)((Source: Pixabay))
Published: Nov. 1, 2020 at 7:29 AM CST
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LACEY’S SPRING, Ala. (WAFF) - Think you felt an earthquake on Halloween night? You’re not crazy...

Just a few minutes before 9:30 p.m. Saturday, a 2.8 magnitude earthquake struck near Lacey’s Spring.

Earthquakes are quite common along the Eastern portion of the United States, and there are four zones that impact Alabama.

According to The Geological Survey of Alabama, most earthquakes in the north and central parts of the state are associated with the Southern Appalachian Seismic Zone, and most earthquakes in the southern part of the state are associated with the Bahamas Fracture Seismic Zone.

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