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Earthquake: M 2.66 quake strikes near East Prairie in Missouri

Earthquake location 36.8596667S, -89.4358333WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.66 (mg/mb) was reported Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from East Prairie in Missouri. The temblor was reported at 01:35:48 / 1:35 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 6.41 km (4 miles). Global time of event 2015-02-09 07:35:48 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -89.4358333 West, latitude 36.8596667 North, depth 6.41 km.

Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Cape Girardeau (c. 37 900 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Sikeston (c. 16 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Jackson (c. 13 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Union City (c. 10 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Mayfield (c. 10 000 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mayfield, Metropolis, Jackson.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.66 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -89.4358333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8596667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NNW of East Prairie, Missouri Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-02-09 19:35:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-02-09 19:56:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 109 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nm The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources nm A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 38 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05971 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nm60068622 Id of event.
Event Code 60068622 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS nm60068622 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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