2.5-magnitude earthquake in Jefferson County

Published: Dec. 6, 2022 at 9:01 PM CST
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - Some people south of St. Louis may have felt a small earthquake on Tuesday night.

According to the United States Geological Survey, a 2.5-magnitude earthquake happened just after 8:30 p.m. east of Kimmswick.

The USGS initially listed the earthquake as a 1.6-magnitude quake northwest of Imperial.

According to Michigan Tech, earthquakes under 2.5 magnitude are often not felt and happen millions of times a year across the globe.