A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.28 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Sewanee in Tennessee. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.83 km (7 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -85.8843307 West, latitude 35.1495018 North, depth = 10.83 km. The 3.28-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:33:14 / 2:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 08:33:14 / May 10, 2020 @ 8:33 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: se60316866. Id of event: se60316866.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Huntsville (c. 180 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Chattanooga (c. 167 700 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from East Chattanooga (c. 154 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from East Ridge (c. 21 000 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Shelbyville (c. 20 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fort Payne, Huntsville, Collegedale.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km SSE of Sewanee, Tennessee. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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