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4.2 magnitude earthquake hits southwest of St. Louis

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A small earthquake rattled parts of Missouri for a few seconds early Tuesday morning.  The 4.2 magnitude earthquake was centered about 14 miles east of Sullivan.  It hit at 3:10 a.m.

The National Weather Service in St. Louis thought the quake was a garbage truck arriving earlier than normal. 

No damage was reported.  The epicenter is 51 miles southwest of St. Louis.

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