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Two earthquakes shake Kansas Thursday

The USGS map shows a 3.4 magnitute earthquake near Cheney on Thursday, Aug. 31.
The USGS map shows a 3.4 magnitute earthquake near Cheney on Thursday, Aug. 31. Courtesy photo

Two earthquakes were reported in Kansas Thursday.

The first happened at 2:21 a.m. about 2 miles southeast of Cheney, according to The United States Geological Survey. It was a 3.4 magnitude quake that people reported feeling in Wichita.

Then at 12:21 p.m., the USGS said a 2.6 magnitude earthquake happened about 14 miles northwest of Concordia.

If you felt either quake, let the USGS know by going to their website.

These are the second and third earthquakes to shake Kansas this week. The USGS reported a 2.9 quake just after 10 a.m. on Sunday in Sumner County.

(Oliver Morrison/The Wichita Eagle)

Nichole Manna: 316-269-6752, @NicholeManna

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