A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Barnesville in Ohio. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: us20009kfw. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009kfw. Exact location of earthquake, -81.3128° West, 39.9095° North, depth 5 km. The temblor was detected at 22:08:40 / 10:08 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/06/17 / 2017-06-03 03:08:40 / June 3, 2017 @ 3:08 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Parkersburg (c. 31 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Wheeling (c. 28 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Zanesville (c. 25 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Weirton (c. 19 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Steubenville (c. 18 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Weirton, Steubenville, Parkersburg (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km SW of Barnesville, Ohio. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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