2 small earthquakes recorded in central Arkansas

QUITMAN, Ark. (AP) - The U.S. Geological Survey reports two small earthquakes have been recorded along the Cleburne-Faulkner county line in central Arkansas.

The Faulkner and Cleburne County sheriff's offices say no injuries or damage have been reported.

The U.S.G.S. says the first quake had a preliminary magnitude of 2.9 and was recorded at 8:33 p.m. Sunday about two miles west of Quitman. The second was recorded at 8:56 p.m. Sunday with a preliminary magnitude of 2.4 and was centered about three miles southwest of Quitman.

The area is about 45 miles north of Little Rock.

Geologists say earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 to 3 are generally the smallest felt by humans.

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