Small earthquake occurs near the Alabama-Mississippi line

Published 8:18 pm Thursday, August 24, 2017

LIVINGSTON, Ala. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a small earthquake occurred overnight in western Alabama near the Mississippi state line.

An earthquake with a magnitude of 2.1 happened about 5 miles northwest of Livingston in Sumter County. A government reporting website says it occurred about 2:30 a.m. Thursday.

The earthquake was so weak most people probably didn’t feel it, and no damage is being reported.

Subscribe to our free email newsletter

Get the latest news sent to your inbox