A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Covington in Tennessee on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -89.6784973° West, 35.6591682° North, depth 12.74 km. The temblor was detected at 08:26:15 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/08/15 / 2015-08-25 13:26:15 / August 25, 2015 @ 1:26 pm. Unique identifier: nm60087957. Ids that are associated to the event: nm60087957. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 12.74 km (8 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Memphis (c. 646 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from New South Memphis (c. 641 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Jackson (c. 65 200 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Bartlett (c. 54 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Southaven (c. 49 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Southaven, Olive Branch, Jackson (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km NNW of Covington, Tennessee. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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