A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Alcoa in Tennessee. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/01/19 / 2019-01-14 09:00:26 / January 14, 2019 @ 9:00 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -83.9623337 West, latitude 35.7803345 North, depth = 12.73 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.73 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.03-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:00:26 / 4:00 am (local time epicenter). Event id: se60251261. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: se60251261.
Event epicenter was 20 km (13 miles) from Knoxville (c. 178 900 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Oak Ridge (c. 29 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Morristown (c. 29 100 pop), 3 km (2 miles) from Maryville (c. 27 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Farragut (c. 20 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Morristown, Newport, LaFollette (min 5000 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 two and in the last 365 days six 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 1 km SE of Alcoa, Tennessee.
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