A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Tyndall in South Dakota. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d5g7. Unique identifier: us6000d5g7. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.8434 West, latitude 43.0523 North, depth = 5 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:55:45 / 2:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/01/21 / 2021-01-04 14:55:45 / January 4, 2021 @ 2:55 pm.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mitchell, Yankton (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Mitchell (c. 15 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Yankton (c. 14 500 pop).
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. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km NNE of Tyndall, South Dakota. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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