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Minor earthquake 2.83 mag, 3 km WNW of Ridgely, Tennessee

Earthquake location 36.2748333S, -89.5066667WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.83 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -89.5066667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.2748333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km WNW of Ridgely, Tennessee Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-10-27 05:08:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-10-27 13:21:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.3 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 124 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 ,us,nm, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 22 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.04242 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 42 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 nm60291521 Id of event.
Event Code 60291521 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us600063hm,nm60291521, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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