A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Lilbourn in Missouri. Exact location of event, longitude -89.5976639 West, latitude 36.5718346 North, depth = 14.57 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 12:56:23 / May 14, 2017 @ 12:56 pm. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:56:23 / 6:56 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.57 km (9 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: nm60194166, us10008scb. Unique identifier: nm60194166.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Dyersburg (c. 17 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Poplar Bluff (c. 17 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Sikeston (c. 16 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Martin (c. 11 500 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Kennett (c. 10 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Poplar Bluff, Martin, Dyersburg (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 6 km S of Lilbourn, Missouri.
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