3.0 quake strikes near Augusta

3.0 quake strikes near Augusta

Augusta residents felt a magnitude 3.2 natural disaster this morning around 11:15 a.m. but there were no immediate reports of damage.

The quake was recorded as 3.2 magnitude with a depth of 12.9 kilometers.

The United States Geological Survey has confirmed that Augusta experienced an quake on Tuesday.

Don Blakeman, a geophysicist at the National Earthquake Information Center, says the earthquake is considered minor.

Richmond County Emergency Management Agency is working to assess any damages to homes and businesses.

Augusta-Richmond County EMA reports, however, there were no reports of damages or injuries from this natural disaster.

It was the second quake in Kansas Monday and the 12th quake in the state in June.

On May 25, in northwest Georgia just south of Lafayette, a 2.5 magnitude natural disaster was recorded, according to the USGS.

The quake was felt as far north as Edgefield and as far west as Thomson.