Small earthquake felt in St. Francois County - KMOV.com

Small earthquake felt in St. Francois County

(KMOV) – A small earthquake hit St. Francois County Monday morning.

According to the U.S. Geological Survey, a 2.6 magnitude quake happened eight kilometers northeast of Bonne Terre.

The agency’s website says the earthquake was felt in Bonne Terre, Ballwin, Festus, Hillsboro, Farmington and Mansfield.

According to the richter scale, a 2.6 earthquake is only felt slightly by some people and does not usually damage buildings.

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