Small earthquake shakes southern Kansas

Small earthquake shakes southern Kansas

A 4.5 magnitude earthquake reportedly hit southern Kansas on Sunday. 

The quake struck shortly after 1 p.m. and was initially reported as a magnitude 4.4. by the U.S. Geological Survey, according to The Associated Press. 

The quake reportedly hit about 2 miles southwest of the city of Hutchinson. No damage was immediately reported, according to AP.  

Residents in Hutchinson and portions of Reno County saw items falling from shelves and pictures being knocked askew, but law enforcement reported no collapsed structures or damages requiring an emergency response, according to The Hutchinson News

The Sunday quake was the largest in Reno County, according to the U.S. Geological Survey data, but the Kansas Geological Survey recorded another quake of the same magnitude in August, according to the Hutchinson News.