A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.41 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Bardwell in Kentucky. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/03/17 / 2017-03-15 16:51:09 / March 15, 2017 @ 4:51 pm. The 3.41-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:51:09 / 10:51 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.96 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: nm60180726. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nm60180726. Exact location of event, longitude -89.1163333 West, latitude 36.8793333 North, depth = 8.96 km.
Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Cape Girardeau (c. 37 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Paducah (c. 25 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Murray (c. 17 700 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Sikeston (c. 16 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Jackson (c. 13 800 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Murray, Dexter, Jackson (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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