2.6-magnitude earthquake hits St. Joseph

ST. JOSEPH, Mo. β€” An earthquake shook St. Joseph on Friday evening, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

USGS reports the 2.6 magnitude earthquake struck at 5:46 p.m. Residents in the area said they felt their homes shaking, and others said they heard a loud boom.

The epicenter was right next to the Missouri River near Interstate 229 and Felix Street.

There were no initial reports of damage or injuries.