According to CNN, it was a magnitude-5.2 earthquake, centered 131 miles east of St. Louis, that shook my bed last night.
The quake struck at 4:36 a.m.,according to the U.S. Geological Survey.
The epicenter of the earthquake was about three miles below ground, six miles northwest of Mount Carmel, Illinois, and 38 miles north-northwest of Evansville, Indiana, according to the USGS.
UPDATE: Gov. Matt Blunt this morning issued a statement saying, “At this time there have been no reports of deaths or injuries. Our first concern is always the safety of Missourians and we will continue to assess any impact the earthquake may have had on critical infrastructure.”
Blunt says the Department of Public Safety, including the State Emergency Management Agency, the State Highway Patrol and State Fire Marshall, all are coordinating with local officials to provide any state assistance if needed.
UPDATE 2: Sitting here in a meeting, we just felt another tremor!
SHARE YOUR OWN STORIES…