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2 small earthquakes recorded in central Arkansas

The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded two small earthquakes near Greenbrier in central Arkansas.

GREENBRIER, Ark. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey has recorded two small earthquakes near Greenbrier in central Arkansas.

The U.S.G.S. reports a quake with a preliminary magnitude of 2.6 was recorded at 3:53 a.m. Wednesday about three miles northeast of Greenbrier and about 35 miles north of Little Rock. The quake comes after a preliminary magnitude 2.7 earthquake recorded in the same area at 3:35 p.m. Tuesday.

No injuries or damage is reported as a result of either quake.

Geologists say quakes of magnitude 2.5 to 3.0 are generally the smallest felt by humans.

 

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