I've always known Nebraska was littered with fault lines....but hearing of an earthquake, happening less than an hour from where we live, is kinda....well....cool (for lack of a better word).
3.5 Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Nebraska A minor earthquake shook parts of Nebraska Wednesday night.The United States Geological Survey reported a 3.5 magnitude earthquake centered in the Auburn, Neb., area just before 9 p.m.Several viewers called or e-mailed KETV NewsWatch 7 and reported feeling the quake."Houses all over town shook for about 15 seconds," wrote one viewer."At about 9:04 p.m. we had what seemed like an earthquake that lasted about 4 seconds," wrote a viewer from Peru, Neb.Viewers reported feeling the quake in Brock, Tecumseh, and Hamburg, Iowa, in addition to Auburn and Peru. The Nemaha County Sheriff's Department said the quake was felt all over the county. KETV Twitter followers also reported feeling the quake. "It was a strange sensation," said Suzanne Whisler of Auburn. "The house shook for a few seconds much like a house shakes after a loud clap of thunder, only for longer."Minor damage is being reported, including plaster damage to buildings and cracks in house foundations. No injuries have been reported.