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Minor earthquake, 3.48 mag strikes near Tiptonville in Tennessee



Earthquake location 36.4604988S, -89.534668WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.48 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -89.534668° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.4604988° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km NNW of Tiptonville, Tennessee Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-09 13:45:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-09 13:52:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 187 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, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 38 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.07597 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 40 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 nm60132667 Id of event.
Event Code 60132667 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nm60132667, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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