A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Doniphan in Missouri. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.27 km (9 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:50:20 / 3:50 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 16/10/15 / 2015-10-16 20:50:20 / October 16, 2015 @ 8:50 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -90.846 West, latitude 36.75 North, depth = 14.27 km. Id of earthquake: nm60119416. Event ids that are associated: us10003p89, nm60119416.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dexter, Pocahontas, Poplar Bluff (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Poplar Bluff (c. 17 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Dexter (c. 7 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Pocahontas (c. 6 600 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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km N of Doniphan, Missouri.
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