A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Tiptonville in Tennessee on Friday. Event id: nm60202876. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nm60202876. The temblor was detected at 11:20:42 / 11:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -89.5703354 West, latitude 36.4544983 North, depth = 9.91 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.91 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 21/07/17 / 2017-07-21 17:20:42 / July 21, 2017 @ 5:20 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blytheville, Martin, Charleston (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Dyersburg (c. 17 100 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Sikeston (c. 16 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Blytheville (c. 15 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Martin (c. 11 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kennett (c. 10 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 12 km NW of Tiptonville, Tennessee. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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