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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Saint Joseph
Clear
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Hi: 61° Lo: 30°
Feels Like: 38°
Maryville
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Hi: 57° Lo: 29°
Feels Like: 36°
Savannah
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Hi: 59° Lo: 30°
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Cameron
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Fairfax
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Clouds will move out by Friday evening, leaving a beautiful night for some high school football. Temperatures will be in the 50s and 60s. Overnight, clear skies are expected with lows dropping into the 40s.
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