A minor earthquake magnitude 2.6 (mg/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Mound City in Illinois. The temblor was reported at 06:27:34 / 6:27 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 7 km (4 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-20 12:27:34 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -89.199 West, latitude 37.0802 North, depth 7 km.
Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 38 km (23 miles) from Cape Girardeau (c. 37 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Carbondale (c. 25 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Paducah (c. 25 000 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Sikeston (c. 16 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Jackson (c. 13 800 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dexter, Union City, Carbondale.
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