Small earthquake reported north of Viola

Image: Courtesy U.S. Geological Survey

The United States Geological Survey  (USGS) reports a small earthquake occurred late Sunday morning in Fulton County. The earthquake measured 2.2 on the Richter Scale and occurred nearly 3 miles north of Viola at 11:49 a.m.

The USGS also states the quake was over 23 miles east-northeast of Mountain Home and over 21 miles south-southwest of West Plains. Earthquakes measuring 2.5 or less are generally not felt by humans.

The USGS is asking area residents to let them know if they felt the quake. Click here to report feeling the earthquake.

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