This week's earthquake in Southeastern Missouri serves as a good remiinder that earthquakes are possible around here, according to the Illinois Emergency Management Agency.  Illinois is home to two seismic zones that rumble from time to time.

IEMA spokesman Patti Thompson says we don't often feel those small shakes, but that you need to be prepared if a big earthquake does hit.

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