2.1 Magnitude Earthquake Reported Near Scottsboro

scottsboroearthquakeAn earthquake with a magnitude 2.1 was reported near Scottsboro, AL, 2015-06-09 ., Alabama on 9 Jun 2015 at 02:11 AM. This earthquake is likely related to faults in the immediate area. This area has a history of small earthquakes.

Small magnitude events such as this is not associated with structural damage.

More information can be found at http://earthquake.usgs.gov/earthquakes/eventpage/se60009108… or

Better prepare your family and practice how to protect them for a major earthquake.

The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut is an annual opportunity to practice how to be safer during damaging earthquakes: “Drop, Cover and Hold On.” The ShakeOut has also been organized to encourage you, your community, your school, or your organization to review and update emergency preparedness plans and supplies, and to secure your space in order to prevent damage and injuries.

Register for The Great Central U.S. ShakeOut at http://shakeout.org/centralus/register

Information provided by The Alabama Emergency Management Agency

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