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Rare quake rattles Appalachian Mountains

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 11/10/2012 @ 6:11 pm In U.S. | No Comments

(Reuters) A light 4.3 magnitude earthquake rattled southeastern Kentucky on Saturday at 12:08 p.m. ET (1708 GMT), the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The quake, at a shallow depth of 0.7 mile (1.1 km), was in the Appalachian Mountains near the Virginia border, and centered in the rural town of Blackey, the agency said.

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