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Small Earthquake Rumbles Through Western Kentucky

(BARLOW, Ky.) -- A small earthquake rumbled through western Kentucky, making some loud booming noises but causing no damage.

The National Earthquake Information Center in Golden, Colo., reported a 2.0 magnitude earthquake Sunday night, centered 2 miles northeast of La Center and 3 miles west of Kevil. It was 3.1 miles deep in the earth.

"There was a blip there just before 6:30 (CST)," said Dan Spaeth, a meteorologist with the National Weather Service in Paducah.

Spaeth said there was no rush of calls that normally flood the service during a tremor. Ballard County dispatcher Brandi Gibson also said there were no calls about the booming sounds.

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