The trend of strange earthquakes in Illinois continued Wednesday morning as a 'significant' quake was confirmed by the USGS reportedly felt by hundreds.

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The USGS reported this Illinois earthquake occurred at approximately 4:41am Wednesday morning. The epicenter was near Standard, Illinois located to the northeast of Peoria and was confirmed by the USGS to be 3.6 in magnitude.

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As of this writing, 244 Illinoisans are reporting they felt this quake as it shook much of the northern half of the state.

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As I've mentioned previously, Illinois is more seismically-active than many people realize as the state has had many recent measurable earthquakes.

As this is a developing story, it will be updated once new information is released by the USGS.

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