A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Woodsfield in Ohio. Event id: us10008dxn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008dxn. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/04/17 / 2017-04-02 11:58:12 / April 2, 2017 @ 11:58 am. Exact location, longitude -81.2436° West, latitude 39.6634° North, depth = 5.58 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.58 km (3 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:58:12 / 6:58 am (local time epicenter).
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 Zanesville, Martins Ferry, Wheeling. Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (32 miles) from Parkersburg (c. 31 500 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Wheeling (c. 28 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Zanesville (c. 25 500 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Marietta (c. 14 100 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Vienna (c. 10 700 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 15 km SW of Woodsfield, Ohio.
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