A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Richlands in Virginia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 0 km, -81.8317° West, 37.1892° North. The temblor was reported at 05:53:39 / 5:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/07/16 / 2016-07-18 09:53:39 / July 18, 2016 @ 9:53 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20006fi5. Ids that are associated to the event: us20006fi5.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bristol, Bristol, Wytheville. The epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Bristol (c. 26 700 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Bristol (c. 17 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Bluefield (c. 10 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Wytheville (c. 8 200 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Abingdon (c. 8 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 11 km NNW of Richlands, Virginia.
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