A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Augusta in Georgia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/06/17 / 2017-06-20 15:14:04 / June 20, 2017 @ 3:14 pm. Unique identifier: se60172262. Ids that are associated to the event: se60172262. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.87 km (9 miles). Exact location of event, depth 14.87 km, -82.0193329° West, 33.4303322° North. The temblor was reported at 10:14:04 / 10:14 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 6 km (4 miles) from Augusta (c. 43 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Martinez (c. 35 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Aiken (c. 29 500 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Evans (c. 29 000 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from North Augusta (c. 21 300 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Batesburg-Leesville, Boiling Springs, Thomson.
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km SW of Augusta, Georgia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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