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Minor earthquake, 3.11 mag has occurred near Bardwell in Kentucky



Earthquake location 36.8720016S, -89.1268311WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Bardwell in Kentucky. The 3.11-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:25:12 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5.47 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 19/03/17 / 2017-03-19 14:25:12 / March 19, 2017 @ 2:25 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 5.47 km, -89.1268311° West, 36.8720016° North. Event id: nm60181601. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nm60181601.

Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Cape Girardeau (c. 37 900 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Paducah (c. 25 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Murray (c. 17 700 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Sikeston (c. 16 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Jackson (c. 13 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Murray, Dexter, Jackson (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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 10 km W of Bardwell, Kentucky.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.11 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -89.1268311° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8720016° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km W of Bardwell, Kentucky Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-19 14:25:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-19 14:31:12 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 149 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 39 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3178 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 50 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 nm60181601 Id of event.
Event Code 60181601 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nm60181601, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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