USGS: Small earthquake rattles Indiana, adjacent states

BLOOMINGDALE, Ind. (AP) — The U.S. Geological Survey says a small earthquake centered near a western Indiana town rattled parts of Indiana and adjacent states Thursday afternoon.

The federal agency said a magnitude 3.8 quake occurred at 3:18 p.m. and was centered just west of the Parke County town of Bloomingdale.

The USGS says the quake occurred at a depth of about 1.9 miles beneath the Earth’s surface. Residents across parts of western and central Indiana, as well as parts of Illinois and southern Michigan reported on the USGS website that they had felt the temblor.