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Small earthquake hits central South Dakota

The USGS Earthquake Center has confirmed a rare South Dakota earthquake centered near the state's capital city on Tuesday afternoon.

The center says a magnitude 3.4 quake hit three 3 miles west of Pierre at 2:45 p.m. CDT.

No damage has been reported, but people in the city reported hearing multiple booms.

The USGS says the last earthquake recorded in South Dakota was on Feb. 7, 2007, when a 3.1 magnitude quake hit 15 miles west-northwest of Wall.

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