3.3-magnitude earthquake hits central Nebraska

A small earthquake struck central Nebraska early Monday.

A federal earthquake agency confirmed that it hit about 4:30 a.m. The 3.3-magnitude quake originated about 37 miles northeast of North Platte, about three miles below the Earth’s surface, according to the United States Geological Survey in Golden, Colorado.

The agency said there were reports that the quake was felt by people in the Nebraska communities of Arnold and Callaway. There were no reports of damage or injuries, according to the Custer County Emergency Management Agency.

A 3.3-magnitude quake typically last just seconds and can cause a chandelier to sway or water in a glass to vibrate, the federal agency said.

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