Earthquakes Hit South Alabama

Robinsonville, AL – Two earthquakes have hit southern Alabama during the past week. The first occurred last Thursday. It measured two-point-nine on the Richter scale. Another happened Tuesday and measured three-point-three. Residents of Robinsonville, a rural community in Escambia County, say the latest quake was strong enough to jar them from sleep. It also was felt in Mobile and Pensacola. There were no reported injuries or major damage. The area's last earthquake happened May 3rd, 1997.