A minor earthquake magnitude 3.23 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Caruthersville in Missouri. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -89.692 West, latitude 36.1586667 North, depth = 8.87 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.87 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 19:57:37 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/11/16 / 2016-11-24 01:57:37 / November 24, 2016 @ 1:57 am. Unique identifier: nm60140077. Ids that are associated to the event: nm60140077.
Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Paragould (c. 26 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Dyersburg (c. 17 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Sikeston (c. 16 300 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Blytheville (c. 15 600 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Martin (c. 11 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sikeston, Atoka, Munford.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km SW of Caruthersville, Missouri. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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