A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 12 km NNW of Bowdle, South Dakota (7 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000cpdp. Event ids that are associated: us7000cpdp. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -99.7259 West, latitude 45.5534 North, depth = 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/12/20 / 2020-12-09 05:59:26 / December 9, 2020 @ 5:59 am. The temblor was picked up at 05:59:26 / 5:59 am (local time epicenter).
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 was reported 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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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 12 km NNW of Bowdle, South Dakota.
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