Mar 25, 2020 2:31 AM

Two quakes rattle parts of Dickinson County on Tuesday

Posted Mar 25, 2020 2:31 AM

DICKINSON COUNTY -- Two earthquakes shook parts of Dickinson County Tuesday afternoon.

<b>The location of the first Dickinson County earthquake on Tuesday. </b>Maps courtesy KGS
The location of the first Dickinson County earthquake on Tuesday. Maps courtesy KGS

The first quake, a magnitude 2.5, temblor, struck at 1:56 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Kansas Geological Survey (KGS). The earthquake was centered approximately one mile east of Solomon.

<b>The location of the second Dickinson County quake on Tuesday.</b>
The location of the second Dickinson County quake on Tuesday.

Second earthquake, a stronger 3.6 magnitude temblor, struck at 4:31 p.m. Tuesday, KGS noted. The second quake was centered northeast of Hope, just northwest of the intersection of 1000 Avenue and Rain Road.

READ: KGS: Several quakes rattle area counties