- Associated Press - Thursday, April 9, 2015

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) - A barely detectable earthquake gently shook northwest Alabama.

The U.S. Geological Survey announced a 1.9 magnitude earthquake was detected late Wednesday about four miles west of Russellville. No damage was reported.

Geologists told Al.com (https://bit.ly/1Ng3LMQ ) earthquakes that small generally are not felt.

The epicenter of the earthquake was 17 miles southwest of Muscle Shoals and 21 miles southwest of Florence.


Information from Al.com, https://www.al.com

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