A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from El Dorado in Arkansas on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007vlt. Id of event: us70007vlt. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 06:30:15 / February 24, 2020 @ 6:30 am. Exact location of earthquake, -92.5929° West, 33.1193° North, depth 5 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:30:15 / 12:30 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Ruston (c. 21 900 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from El Dorado (c. 18 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Camden (c. 12 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Magnolia (c. 11 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Claiborne (c. 11 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Claiborne, Warren, Ruston (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days 0 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 11 km SE of El Dorado, Arkansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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