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Small earthquake in Illinois felt in Wis. (11:25 a.m. 2/10/10)

Kaz Mohan, a civil engineer with the Illinois Department of Transportation, inspects a bridge on U.S. Route 20 in Elgin, Ill., following a small earthquake that rattled the area Wednesday. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 3.8-magnitude earthquake hit about 45 miles northwest of Chicago at 4 a.m. (AP Photo/Corey Minkanic)

Kaz Mohan, a civil engineer with the Illinois Department of Transportation, inspects a bridge on U.S. Route 20 in Elgin, Ill., following a small earthquake that rattled the area Wednesday. The U.S. Geological Survey says the 3.8-magnitude earthquake hit about 45 miles northwest of Chicago at 4 a.m. (AP Photo/Corey Minkanic)

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A small earthquake that shook northern Illinois was also felt by residents in southern Wisconsin early Wednesday.

Sharon Holmes in Salem says her TV stopped working and her cupboards made a noise and shook.

The U.S. Geological Survey reports that the 3.8-magnitude earthquake hit near Virgil, about 50 miles northwest of Chicago, at 4 a.m.

The Kane County Sheriff’s Department in Illinois received scores of phone calls, but there are no reports of injuries or serious damage.

One person from Milwaukee told WTMJ-TV she felt the floor moving and shaking and thought it could have been a snow plow dropping a blade.

Information from: WTMJ-TV, http://www.todaystmj4.com

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