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Small earthquake recorded near Manila

By The Associated Press

This article was published February 21, 2013 at 7:57 a.m.

— The U.S. Geological Survey reports a small earthquake was recorded near the Mississippi County town of Manila.

The county sheriff’s office says no injuries or damage are reported.

The Geological Survey says the 2.5 magnitude quake was recorded at 5:28 p.m. Wednesday with an epicenter four miles southeast of Manila and about 50 miles north of Memphis.

Geologists say earthquakes of magnitude 2.5 to 3.0 are generally the smallest that are felt by humans.

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