Earthquake Shaking Things Up In South Dakota
No damage has been reported from a minor earthquake that happened in the Chamberlain area according to the U.S. Geological Survey. USGS seismologist Jeff Earle says that the Chamberlain, South Dakota earthquake is just a reminder that earthquakes can happen anywhere.
The minor earthquake, which occurred last Friday, measured about 2.9 on the Richter Scale. Chamberlain city officials said that they received no calls from residents claiming to have suffered any damages or even having felt the minor earthquake.
The last earthquake in South Dakota registered a 3.5 on the Richter Scale on December 12th. That quake was recorded in Custer State Park in southwest South Dakota.