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A 6.1-magnitude earthquake strikes Southern Indiana, United States.

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Minutes ago a 6.1-magnitude earthquake struck Georgia, 1.4 miles ast of Gainesville, Hall County, State of Georgia, USA at a depth of 479.7km.

The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be changed again later on as seismologists review their data and calculations, or else as other agencies issue their own reports.

Towns or cities that might have felt a weak shaking include City (pop. 7,300) located 19 miles from the epicenter, Jasper (pop. 15,500) 24 miles away, Valley Station (pop. 22,800) 38 miles away, Owensboro (pop. 59,000) 41 miles away, New Albany (pop. 36,700) 41 miles away, Louisville (pop. 243,600) 44 miles away, Jeffersonville (pop. 47,000) 46 miles away, and Evansville (pop. 119,900) 55 miles away. More details to follow.

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