Two earthquakes strike Region 8 less than 15 minutes apart

Two earthquakes strike Region 8 less than 15 minutes apart
A 2.4 earthquake hit just south of Dell on Tuesday morning. (Source: University of Memphis)

PEMISCOT COUNTY, MO (KAIT) - Two earthquakes hit Region 8 Tuesday morning within just 15 minutes of each other.

According to the University of Memphis Center for Earthquake Research and information, the first quake was a 2.2 magnitude earthquake northeast of Steele. It hit at 6:52 a.m.

Next was a 2.4 magnitude earthquake that hit south of Dell in Mississippi County at 7:01 a.m.

For more on the Pemiscot County quake, click here.

For details on the earthquake in Mississippi County, click here.

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