Clinton rocks in its sleep

Clinton residents may have noticed the gentle rocking of a small earthquake earlier this week.

A magnitude 1.7 earthquake occurred about three miles southwest of Clinton at about 3:25 a.m. on Monday, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

The agency reported that the quake occurred at a depth of 19.9 miles.

No damage or injuries have been reported in connection with the incident.


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