Earthquake Shakes St. Joseph Area Friday

The United States Geological Survey confirms that a magnitude 2.6 earthquake occurred in St. Joseph at 5:46 PM on Friday.

Posted: Jul 20, 2018 7:42 PM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.)

The United States Geological Survey confirms that a magnitude 2.6 earthquake occurred in St. Joseph at 5:46 PM on Friday.

The earthquake was felt across St. Joseph and in nearby communities. 

Earthquakes are ranked on a numerical scale known as the Richter scale and are ranked from 0 to 10. 

Stay with KQ2 for more updates. 

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We will be keeping an eye on the potential for flooding rain and strong to possible severe thunderstorms heading into our Saturday night and into Sunday.
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