Small earthquake reported in western Kentucky

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KEVIL, Ky. (WKYT) – A small earthquake rattled western Kentucky Thursday night.

It happened in Ballard County, near the town of Kevil.

According to a release from the U.S. Geological Survey, the quake was near the New Madrid fault line. The earthquake registered a 2.4 on the Richter scale.

No damage was reported, but people in Ballard County and neighboring Marshall County say they did feel shaking.