Though no damage has been reported in the area, most Fayette County residents reported feeling an earthquake that shook parts of several states.
The epicenter of that quake was near Mt. Carmel, which is about 125 miles southeast of Vandalia.
Many news outlets were reporting that the quake, which occurred at 4:36 a.m., measured 5.4 on the Richter Scale, but the U.S. Geological Survey reported it as being a 5.2 quake as of 8:30 a.m. on Friday.
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