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Harper County Hit With Two Minor Earthquakes

The U.S. Geological Survey says two minor earthquakes were recorded over the weekend within 12 hours of each other in Harper County.

No injuries or severe damage were reported after either earthquake.

The first earthquake was recorded about 7:30 p.m. Saturday.

It registered a 3.0 magnitude, with the epicenter about 5 1/2 miles northwest of Harper.

The second, registered a 3.3 magnitude, and was recorded about 6.5 miles southeast of Harper about 7:25 Sunday morning.