A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Centerville in Maine. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -67.6332° West, 44.6821° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 18:37:41 / January 17, 2021 @ 6:37 pm. The temblor was picked up at 18:37:41 / 6:37 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Event id: us7000d0y1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d0y1.
Epicenter of the event was 64 km (40 miles) from Ellsworth (c. 7 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ellsworth. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 4 km SE of Centerville, Maine. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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