Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Gibson County, 10.6 mi east of Dyersburg, Dyer County, Tennessee, USA, on Wednesday, 16 October 1918 at 02:15 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36°N / 89.2°W (Gibson, Tennessee, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) NNE of Friendship (pop: 668) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) ESE of Dyersburg (Dyer County) (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (15 mi) W of Trenton (pop: 4,130) --> See nearby quakes!
33 km (20 mi) NW of Humbolt (pop: 8,310) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (26 mi) NE of Ripley (Lauderdale County) (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) N of Brownsville (pop: 9,880) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NW of Jackson (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) NE of Menfis (pop: 655,800) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (79 mi) NE of New South Memphis (pop: 641,600) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) W of Nashville (pop: 530,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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