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Minor earthquake: M2.89 quake strikes near Ridgely in Tennessee



Earthquake location 36.2253342S, -89.4154968WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (mg/mb) has occurred on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Ridgely in Tennessee. The temblor was reported at 18:41:31 / 6:41 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 6.63 km (4 miles). Global time of event 01/05/15 / 2015-05-01 23:41:31 / May 1, 2015 @ 11:41 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -89.4154968 West, latitude 36.2253342 North, depth 6.63 km, unique identifier, nm60099616.

Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 21 km (13 miles) from Dyersburg (c. 17 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Sikeston (c. 16 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Blytheville (c. 15 600 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Martin (c. 11 500 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Kennett (c. 10 900 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Osceola, Covington, Sikeston.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.89 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -89.4154968° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2253342° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.63 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km ESE of Ridgely, Tennessee Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-01 23:41:31 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-01 23:48:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 128 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 34 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1119 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 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 nm60099616 Id of event.
Event Code 60099616 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nm60099616, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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