A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.48 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Tiptonville in Tennessee on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/16 / 2016-09-09 13:45:37 / September 9, 2016 @ 1:45 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -89.534668 West, latitude 36.4604988 North, depth = 12.59 km. Id of earthquake: nm60132667. Event ids that are associated: nm60132667. The temblor was reported at 08:45:37 / 8:45 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 12.59 km (8 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 49 km (31 miles) from Dyersburg (c. 17 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Poplar Bluff (c. 17 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Sikeston (c. 16 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Blytheville (c. 15 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Martin (c. 11 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poplar Bluff, Ripley, Blytheville (min 5000 pop).
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. 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 have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 10 km NNW of Tiptonville, Tennessee.
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