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Rare Earthquake Rattles Illinois

A rare magnitude-3.8 earthquake rattled northern Illinois on Wednesday morning.

The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) reported a 3.8-magnitude quake at 3:59:33 a.m. centered in a farm field on Plank Road in Elgin near Hampshire and 3.1 miles underground.  The location is about 45 miles northwest of the city of Chicago.

USGS geophysicist Amy Vaughan said such quakes are rare in northern Illinois, according to a report by The Associated Press.

Vaughan said residents in Iowa, Indiana, Wisconsin, and Michigan also reported feeling the quake.

DeKalb County Sheriff Roger Scott said there have been no reports of damage or injuries, according to a Chicago Tribune report.

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