A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.33 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Maynardville in Tennessee. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/19 / 2019-03-05 20:56:02 / March 5, 2019 @ 8:56 pm. Event id: se60233907. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: se60233907, us1000jaz5. The 3.33-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:56:02 / 3:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.77 km (9 miles). Exact location, longitude -83.7396698° West, latitude 36.296833° North, depth = 14.77 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Corbin, Lenoir City, Maryville (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (25 miles) from Knoxville (c. 178 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Oak Ridge (c. 29 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Morristown (c. 29 100 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Maryville (c. 27 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Farragut (c. 20 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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. 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: 9 km ENE of Maynardville, Tennessee.
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