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Overnight earthquake rattles north central Arkansas

A magnitude 3.7 earthquake shook a good portion of the southern Ozarks overnight.

According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the quake was recorded at 1:43 a.m. local time with the epicenter located around 11 miles south, southeast of Gassville, near the Baxter/Marion County line at a depth of almost 12 miles. (Click here for the USGS website’s report on the quake.)

On the website, residents from as far as Branson, Mo., Bella Vista, Ark., and Searcy noted feeling the tremor.

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