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Minor earthquake: M3.43 quake has struck near Doniphan in Missouri



Earthquake location 36.7435S, -90.8536667WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.43 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Doniphan in Missouri. Exact location of event, depth 14.3 km, -90.8536667° West, 36.7435° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/10/15 / 2015-10-16 20:26:07 / October 16, 2015 @ 8:26 pm. Event id: nm60119406. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nm60119406, us10003p7z. The temblor was reported at 15:26:07 / 3:26 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.3 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (51 miles) from Paragould (c. 26 100 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Poplar Bluff (c. 17 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Dexter (c. 7 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Pocahontas (c. 6 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paragould, Dexter, Pocahontas (min 5000 pop).

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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 14 km NNW of Doniphan, Missouri.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.43 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -90.8536667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.7435° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km NNW 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 20:26:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-16 20:56:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 37 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 195 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 13 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3423 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 125 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 nm60119406 Id of event.
Event Code 60119406 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nm60119406,us10003p7z, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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