A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Bardwell in Kentucky. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -89.1198349 West, latitude 36.8689995 North, depth = 5.96 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/11/16 / 2016-11-07 18:35:05 / November 7, 2016 @ 6:35 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.96 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: nm60164331. Event ids that are associated: nm60164331. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:35:05 / 12:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 60 km (37 miles) from Cape Girardeau (c. 37 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Paducah (c. 25 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Sikeston (c. 16 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Jackson (c. 13 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Martin (c. 11 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dexter, Jackson, Martin.
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 9 km W of Bardwell, Kentucky.
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