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By Roger Dey

Lincoln area sees number of minor earthquakes


Last updated 11/5/2020 at 1:24pm

A screenshot of the USGS online map of shows the cluster of minor quakes south of Lincoln in the last month

The Lincoln area got a mostly imperceptible shake early Friday morning as a 3.3 magnitude earthquake struck near the South Fork of Poorman Creek, between Stemple Pass Road and Granite Butte at a depth of about 7.7 miles.

The earthquake struck at about 6:22 a.m., Oct. 30 but didn't cause any reported damage.

According to the US Geological survey, the tremor was the largest of 21 minor quakes to...

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