Earthquake reported in Mississippi Delta

Shaking was felt in Washington County (Source: WLBT)
Shaking was felt in Washington County (Source: WLBT)(KNOE)
Published: Jan. 8, 2019 at 6:23 PM CST
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JACKSON, MS (WLBT) - A 3.7 magnitude earthquake was reported in Hollandale, Mississippi around 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Shaking was felt throughout Washington County. The earthquake was at a depth of 5 kilometers, which is fairly shallow. According to the First Alert Weather team, most major earthquakes come from a deeper depth.

There are not any major faults in the area, but the area has had seismic activity before, with the Madison County earthquake in 2014 being the most recent.