A minor earthquake magnitude 3.16 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Portageville in Missouri. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nm60177702, us2000a9eh. Id of event: nm60177702. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/08/17 / 2017-08-18 15:18:21 / August 18, 2017 @ 3:18 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 12.37 km, -89.59° West, 36.4461667° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.37 km (8 miles). The 3.16-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:18:21 / 9:18 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Poplar Bluff, Ripley, Martin (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Dyersburg (c. 17 100 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Poplar Bluff (c. 17 000 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Sikeston (c. 16 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Blytheville (c. 15 600 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Martin (c. 11 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 10 km ENE of Portageville, Missouri. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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