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Small earthquake of magnitude 3.7 just reported 12 miles northwest of Poplar Bluff, Missouri, United States

Thu, 18 Nov 2021, 03:07
3.7 quake 17 Nov 8:53 pm (GMT -6)
3.7 quake 17 Nov 8:53 pm (GMT -6)
Just 13 minutes ago, a 3.7-magnitude earthquake struck near Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Missouri, USA. The tremor was recorded in the evening on Wednesday, November 17th, 2021, at 8:53 pm local time, at a shallow depth of 9.6 miles below the surface.
The event was filed by the United States Geological Survey, the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.7 earthquake as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter.
Weak shaking might have been felt in Williamsville (pop. 350) located 5 miles from the epicenter.
Other towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Poplar Bluff (pop. 17,300) located 12 miles from the epicenter, Piedmont (pop. 2,000) 20 miles away, Doniphan (pop. 2,000) 26 miles away, and Dexter (pop. 8,000) 32 miles away. In Sikeston (pop. 16,400, 52 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Date & time: Nov 17, 2021 8:53 pm (GMT -6) local time (18 Nov 2021 02:53 GMT)
Magnitude: 3.7
Depth: 15.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.9°N / 90.52°W (batalara ka'unti, Missouri, United States)
Primary data source: USGS

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