A magnitude 2.8 earthquake rattled parts of Madison County in the early hours of Friday.

The quake occurred at approximately five kilometers (roughly three miles) below the earth’s surface around 2:33 a.m.

The quake was centered between the Reservoir and Deerfield about six miles north of Madison.

There was no property damage reported in association with the earthquake, which could be felt as far north as Canton and as far south as Pisgah.

It was Mississippi’s 10th earthquake to register 1.5 or higher on the Richter scale in the past year.

Friday’s geological event was the first in Madison County since three earthquakes shook the area around Gluckstadt four years ago. 

Those earthquakes were also approximately 5 kilometers deep, but were stronger, registering at 3.2, 3.0 and 3.2 on the Richter Scale.