The U.S. Geologic Survey says a third earthquake in the past week occurred last night night in the town of Flomaton, Alabama. It was a magnitude 2.3 earthquake and was centered near Highway 31 and Hillview Drive about 8:26 p.m. Residents reported feeling the ground shake, but no damage was reported. A magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported just outside Flomaton on Monday afternoon and a 2.7 quake occurred the night of March 6 between Century and Jay. The USGS says the North Escambia County area sits on the Bahamas Fracture Seismic Zone, but a significant earthquake is not considered likely in the area.

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