A minor earthquake magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Vandalia in Illinois. The 3.01-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:07:32 / 12:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.25 km (9 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 18:07:32 / July 1, 2017 @ 6:07 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -89.225502 West, latitude 38.8463326 North, depth = 14.25 km. Unique identifier: nm60173557. Ids that are associated to the event: nm60173557, us100095rc.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taylorville, East Alton, Wood River (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Belleville (c. 44 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from O’Fallon (c. 28 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Collinsville (c. 25 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Edwardsville (c. 24 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Fairview Heights (c. 17 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km SW of Vandalia, Illinois. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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