The United States Geological Survey recorded another 17 earthquakes on Friday and Saturday near Guy, the strongest of which was a 4.2 in magnitude.

According to the USGS website, the recent string of earthquakes began with a 2.0 magnitude quake at 1:37 a.m. Friday one mile east-southeast of Guy.

Two quakes with magnitudes of 1.6 and 1.7 were recorded both one mile and two miles southeast of Guy at 2:02 a.m., only a few seconds apart.

A 2.1 magnitude earthquake registered at 4:35 a.m. two miles east-southeast of Guy, followed by three earthquakes southeast of Guy ranging in magnitude from 2.7 to 2.9 between 6 p.m. and midnight.

Saturday’s quakes began a few minutes after midnight, with three recorded southeast of Guy at magnitudes of 2.3, 2.0 and 2.3.

A 2.2 quake registered two miles southeast of Guy at 1:01 a.m.; followed by a magnitude 2.3 at 2:02 a.m. one mile southeast of Guy, a 2.7 magnitude quake two miles east-southeast of Guy at 3:23 a.m., a 2.3 magnitude at 3:29 a.m. one mile southeast of Guy, a 2.2 magnitude quake one mile southeast of Guy at 6:04 a.m. and a 2.5 magnitude quake at 7:33 a.m. two miles east-southeast of Guy.

A 4.2 magnitude quake rocked Faulkner County at 1:06 p.m. Saturday two miles east of Guy. 

Several residents in the Conway area reported having felt its effects.

Another 22 earthquakes were recorded in the area between Monday and Thursday, ranging in magnitude between 1.9 and 2.7.

For more information on the county’s earthquakes, visit

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