A minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Ridgely in Tennessee. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.8 km (5 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:08:08 / 11:08 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us600063hm, nm60291521. Unique identifier: nm60291521. Exact location, longitude -89.5066667° West, latitude 36.2748333° North, depth = 7.8 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/10/19 / 2019-10-27 05:08:08 / October 27, 2019 @ 5:08 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Dyersburg (c. 17 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Sikeston (c. 16 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Blytheville (c. 15 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Martin (c. 11 500 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Kennett (c. 10 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Osceola, Humboldt, Charleston (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km WNW of Ridgely, Tennessee. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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