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3:04 pm
Mon November 12, 2012

Earthquake Stronger Than Saturday's Possible in Kentucky

Saturday’s earthquake in southeast Kentucky may have some residents worried about the potential for a stronger quake. 

While considered  light, Saturday’s 4.3 earthquake  centered near Whitesburg, could be felt in Lexington and Cincinnati.  Compare that to the 6.0 quake that hit Virginia last year, damaging structures in Washington D-C.  

Such a strong quake here cannot be ruled out, Kentucky Geological Survey Geologic Hazards Director Zehnming Wang said.

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