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Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake - ILLINOIS on Tuesday, 19 September 2017

Minor mag. 3.8 earthquake  - ILLINOIS on Tuesday, 19 September 2017
Date & time: Tuesday, 19 September 2017 11:47 UTC
Magnitude: 3.8
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 38.41°N / 87.92°W (United States)
Nearest volcano: Raton-Clayton (1460 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.2*10^10 J (8.78 MWh / 7.56 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 19 Sep 2017
Tue, 19 Sep 11:47 UTCM 3.8 / 11.7 km- 12km ENE of Albion, IllinoisUSGS

shake map
(shakemap: USGS)
"I felt it" reports:
62417 / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt it shaking followed by a loud boom.
(293.2 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking)
61073 / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Possible aftershock around 2pm. Coffee in glass shaking.
Olney, IL / MMI IV (Light shaking): Awakened from sound sleep by bed shaking, heaviest vibrations lasting 7-8 seconds.
Marion (96.6 km S from epicenter) [Map] / MMI III (Weak shaking): Thought lightening had struck outside then saw news.
Belleville / MMI IV (Light shaking)
O'Fallon, IL (180.3 km W from epicenter) [Map] / MMI II (Very weak shaking)
Vincennes, IN / MMI V (Moderate shaking)
Mount Vernon, Indiana / MMI IV (Light shaking)
(56.5 km SSE from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking): Scared our 8 year old who didn't understand why floor and dishes were shaking. Others sleeping were awaken.
Evansville, Indiana / MMI IV (Light shaking): Felt like someone had hit the house with a car. A few pictures on the walls were a little askew.
Evansville / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Was woken up by my bed shaking in a second floor bedroom.
Elberfeld / MMI IV (Light shaking)
Carterville (United States) (126 km SW from epicenter)(no details): We were in bed and we heard it. My son ran downstairs and asked us if we felt the earthquake. He said his bed was shaking. (via EMSC)
McLeansboro (United States) (66 km SW from epicenter)(no details): i was laying in bed. ab to get ready for school when i felt my whole house shake. (via EMSC)
Grayville (United States) (19 km S from epicenter)(no details): Woke us up! Knew exactly what it was! (via EMSC)
Albion (United States) (14 km W from epicenter)(no details): Sitting on the couch I felt a shaking for maybe 5 seconds. Nothing broke in my home. I ran outside but haven't felt any aftershock yet. (via EMSC)
Saint Charles (United States) (229 km W from epicenter)(no details): Was laying in bed awake. Bed trembled for a time, long enough that it had me questioning whether it was an earthquake. (via EMSC)
Alton (United States) (205 km W from epicenter)(no details): Was lying in the bed and it began to shake. Then my armoire began to shake. I knew it was an earthquake. It lasted less than a minute. (via EMSC)
Murphysboro (United States) (145 km SW from epicenter)(no details): Rural Murphysboro, IL. Laying on the couch, felt some shaking and the windows rattled. Nobody else in the house felt it. (via EMSC)
Nashville (United States) (129 km W from epicenter)(no details): I noticed some items on my coffee table quaking slightly. When I placed my hand on the table, I could feel it shaking. (via EMSC)
Newburgh (United States) (69 km SE from epicenter)(no details): I was laying in bed and felt My bed vibrate. My daughter ran out of her room and said "did you feel that?" (via EMSC)
Robinson (United States) (67 km N from epicenter)(no details): Two large thumps...minor rattling after each. (via EMSC)
Evansville (United States) (58 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Sitting at my desk at work and felt the ground shake and heard a rumble. (via EMSC)
Evansville (United States) (51 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Felt a hard shake for a brief second, thought someone fell in the house. (via EMSC)
Owensville (United States) (25 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Sounded like a bomb. Shook entire house. (via EMSC)
Vincennes (United States) (44 km NE from epicenter)(no details): Was sitting still and felt slight shaking. (via EMSC)
Wadesville (United States) (37 km S from epicenter)(no details): Very loud rumble that went on for a while. Shaking and dishes clinked for a long time. (via EMSC)
Mount Carmel (United States) (14 km E from epicenter)(no details): I had just had breakfast and got back into bed to watch tv. I heard a kinda load boom and the house felt like it was shifting off its foundation it was very brief and didn't last but a few seconds maybe 10 at the most. I went out outside to look because it was as if something blew up (via EMSC)


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