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Minor earthquake: M3.2 quake has struck near Doniphan in Missouri



Earthquake location 36.7461S, -90.8349WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Doniphan in Missouri on Friday. Unique identifier: us10003p89. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003p89. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -90.8349 West, latitude 36.7461 North, depth = 8.31 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.31 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 16/10/15 / 2015-10-16 20:50:20 / October 16, 2015 @ 8:50 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:50:20 / 3:50 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dexter, Pocahontas, Poplar Bluff (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Poplar Bluff (c. 17 000 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Dexter (c. 7 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Pocahontas (c. 6 600 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km N of Doniphan, Missouri. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -90.8349° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.7461° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.31 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km N of Doniphan, Missouri Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-16 20:50:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-16 21:08:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 158 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.327 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.53 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10003p89 Id of event.
Event Code 10003p89 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003p89, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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