Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - 12 mi east of Fort Payne, DeKalb County, Alabama, USA, on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at 10:02 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 14 km depth
27 Jun 12:56 UTC: First to report: USGS after 2 hours and 54 minutes.
Depth: 13.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 34.4975°N / 85.51717°W↗ (DeKalb County, Alabama, United States)
Antipode: 34.498°S / 94.483°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SE of Mentone (pop: 368) --> See nearby quakes!
16 km (10 mi) W of Summerville (Georgia) (pop: 4,450) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) ENE of Fort Payne (pop: 14,200) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NW of Rome (Floyd County, Georgia) (pop: 36,300) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) W of Calhoun (Georgia) (pop: 16,300) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (36 mi) WSW of Dalton (Whitfield County, Georgia) (pop: 33,900) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) SSW of East Chattanooga (Tennessee) (pop: 154,000) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (43 mi) ENE of Albertville (pop: 21,500) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) NNE of Montgomery (pop: 200,600) --> See nearby quakes!
900 km (559 mi) WSW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.3||14 km||4 km WNW of Menlo, Georgia (USA)||USGS|
|2.3||13 km||Alabama (USA)||EMSC|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.3, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.