A 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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