An earthquake registering 4.2 on the Richter scale shook the Kalamazoo area, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The epicenter was south of Galesburg.

At 12:23 p.m. Saturday, an earthquake, which originated 8 kilometers south of Galesburg, measured a 4.2 on the Richter scale, according to USGS.

As of early Saturday afternoon, there were no reports of any injuries, or major damages, sustained during the quake, according to MLive.

According to the USGS, experiencing the intensity of the 4.2 quake would likely be similar to the following description: "Felt indoors by many, outdoors by few during the day. At night, some awakened. Dishes, windows, doors disturbed; walls make cracking sound. Sensation like heavy truck striking building. Standing motor cars rocked noticeably."

United States Geological Survey
United States Geological Survey

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