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Minor earthquake, 3.07 mag strikes near Vonore in Tennessee

Earthquake location 35.4959984S, -84.1559982WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.07 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Vonore in Tennessee on Sunday. The 3.07-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:10:29 / 3:10 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/12/18 / 2018-12-23 20:10:29 / December 23, 2018 @ 8:10 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.78 km (12 miles). Exact location of event, depth 19.78 km, -84.1559982° West, 35.4959984° North. All ids that are associated to the event: se60222627. Unique identifier: se60222627.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 56 km (35 miles) from Knoxville (c. 178 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Cleveland (c. 41 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Oak Ridge (c. 29 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Maryville (c. 27 500 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Farragut (c. 20 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Dayton, South Cleveland, Cleveland (min 5000 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km SE of Vonore, Tennessee.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.07 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -84.1559982° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.4959984° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km SE of Vonore, Tennessee Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-12-23 20:10:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-23 20:20:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 146 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network se The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,se, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 20 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08923 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID se60222627 Id of event.
Event Code 60222627 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,se60222627, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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