Small Quake Rattles Windows in Central Nebraska

September 28, 2010

A small earthquake felt in all or part of four central Nebraska counties rattled windows but caused no known damage.

The U.S. Geological Survey said the 3.0 magnitude quake struck about 2:55 p.m. Sunday, with the epicenter 6 miles southwest of Oconto in southern Custer County. It also could be felt in Dawson, Gosper and Lincoln counties.

Dawson County Emergency Manager Brian Woldt said tremors were reported from Johnson Lake to Gothenburg.

Lexington radio station KRVN first reported the earthquake.

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