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.
Earthquake Rattles Eight States
By Linda B. Blackford & Lexington Herald-Leader • Nov 11, 2012