Quarry Blast Reported Near Chicago

Police say that what was originally reported as a minor earthquake near Chicago was actually a quarry blast, according to the Chicago Tribune.

The United States Geological Survey has listed it as a 3.7 magnitude blast.

People in surrounding suburbs reported feeling shaking at about 12:30 p.m.

The shaking lasted about five seconds, according to the National Weather Service. So far, there haven’t been any reports of damage or injuries, NBC Chicago reports.

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