SULLIVAN — A light earthquake shook parts of Missouri and southern Illinois Tuesday morning.
The U.S. Geological Survey said the 4.2 magnitude earthquake was centered about 14 miles east of Sullivan in Franklin County. Sullivan is about 50 miles southwest of St. Louis.
The earthquake, which was 3.2 miles deep, hit about 3:10 a.m. Tuesday.
The USGS said the temblor was felt as far west as Columbia, and as far east as Carbondale, Ill.
KSDK in St. Louis reports that the Franklin County Sheriff's Office received several calls about the earthquake but no reports of damages or injuries. The Sullivan Police Department also reported several calls but no reports of damage.
The Kirkwood Police Department said it received at least a half-dozen calls from people who said the ground shook.
Did you feel the earthquake? The newsroom has heard from a couple of people who said they did. Let us know what you felt, where in town you were and what kind of building (house, apartment) you were in. Email news@ColumbiaMissourian.com.