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Minor earthquake, 3.03 mag strikes near Lilbourn in Missouri

Earthquake location 36.5663338S, -89.651001WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.03 (ml/mb) was reported 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Lilbourn in Missouri on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 07:55:25 / 7:55 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/10/19 / 2019-10-12 13:55:25 / October 12, 2019 @ 1:55 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.78 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -89.651001° West, latitude 36.5663338° North, depth = 9.78 km. Event id: nm60290066. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: nm60290066.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Martin, Blytheville, Poplar Bluff (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Dyersburg (c. 17 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Poplar Bluff (c. 17 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Sikeston (c. 16 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Blytheville (c. 15 600 pop), 76 km (47 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 two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 4 km SW of Lilbourn, Missouri.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.03 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -89.651001° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.5663338° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.78 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 4km SW of Lilbourn, Missouri Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-12 13:55:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-12 14:07:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 6 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 143 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nm The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nm, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 33 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1176 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 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 nm60290066 Id of event.
Event Code 60290066 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nm60290066, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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