A minor earthquake magnitude 2.87 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Mount Carmel in Illinois on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.09 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: nm60179177. Id of event: nm60179177. Exact location of earthquake, -87.9195023° West, 38.4251671° North, depth 12.09 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 04:15:29 / September 9, 2017 @ 4:15 am. The 2.87-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:15:29 / 10:15 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Evansville (c. 117 400 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Henderson (c. 28 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Vincennes (c. 18 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Washington (c. 11 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Olney (c. 9 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Henderson, Boonville, Washington.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days 0 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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