Earthquake Rattles Eight States

Nov 11, 2012

This Community Internet Intensity map by the US Geological Survey shows the intensity of the 4.3 magnitude earthquake that hit Eastern Kentucky, based on responses to an internet survey by those who live in the area. You can fill out the survey here if you felt the quake: Source: USGS
Credit USGS

  A 4.3-magnitude earthquake struck outside Whitesburg shortly after noon Saturday, with reverberations felt through Eastern and Central Kentucky and at least seven other states. The epicenter was eight miles west of Whitesburg and was centered about .7 miles deep, according to the National Weather Service in Jackson. The U.S. Geological Service confirmed the quake's time as 12:08 p.m.