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A swarm of six small earthquakes shook the Mooreland area Thursday night and Friday.

The first quake, measuring magnitude 2.7, struck at 11:09 p.m. Thursday, according to U.S. Geological Survey. It was centered 13 miles east-northeast of Mooreland at a depth of about 3.1 miles.

It was followed at 2:11 a.m. Friday by a 2.6 quake in the same general location, according to USGS. It was about 2.5 miles deep.

Next was a 2.8 temblor at 3:49 a.m. 12 miles east-northeast of Mooreland at a depth of about 1.9 miles. Another 2.8 quake hit at 7:51 a.m. 13 miles east-northeast of Mooreland at a depth of about 3.1 miles.

A 2.6 quake hit at 12:42 p.m. Friday 9 miles east-northeast of Mooreland. It was at a depth of about 3.7 miles, according to USGS. The final quake, measuring 2.8, hit at 1:16 p.m. 8 miles east-northeast of Mooreland at a depth of about 4.3 miles.

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