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Mini quake shakes things up in Alexandria area

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The rumbling started at 2:20 a.m. Friday.

"At first, we thought something had blown up, like a gas tank," Betty and Jack Yelle of Evansville wrote in an e-mail to the Alexandria Echo Press .

A 2.5 magnitude earthquake shook the Alexandria area, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. No damage or injuries were reported.

The Yelles reported hearing a loud boom and their home rattled, shaking a glass display cabinet filled with ceramic figurines.

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