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Minor earthquake: M3.15 quake has struck near Bardwell in Kentucky



Earthquake location 36.8788338S, -89.1236649WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Bardwell in Kentucky. The 3.15-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:21:52 / 4:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5.52 km, -89.1236649° West, 36.8788338° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.52 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nm60194306. Id of event: nm60194306. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/05/17 / 2017-05-16 10:21:52 / May 16, 2017 @ 10:21 am.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Murray, Dexter, Jackson (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Cape Girardeau (c. 37 900 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Paducah (c. 25 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Murray (c. 17 700 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Sikeston (c. 16 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Jackson (c. 13 800 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km W of Bardwell, Kentucky. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.15 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -89.1236649° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8788338° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.52 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 2017-05-16 10:21:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-16 10:35:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 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 154 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 35 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3234 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 57 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 nm60194306 Id of event.
Event Code 60194306 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nm60194306, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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