Fourth earthquake reported within a week near NWFL


    (Source: WEAR-TV)

    Another earthquake has shaken near the Alabama-Florida borderline.

    According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the earthquake occurred about 1.1 miles south of Pollard, AL on Wednesday morning around 1:50 a.m.

    The USGS reports the magnitude of the earthquake was a 2.2 earthquake and three miles deep.

    This marks the fourth earthquake within a week.

    A 2.2 magnitude earthquake hit just before 7 a.m. Thursday morning south of Pollard, Alabama.

    The first earthquake hit east of Century, followed by a slightly stronger tremor Monday near Flomaton.

    According to the USGS website no one has reported feeling the earthquake yet.

    Experts say earthquakes small "swarms" of tremors like these aren't uncommon even in places that don't see a lot of seismic activity.

    The first earthquake was reported on March 7.


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