Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - Poinsett County, 29 mi southeast of Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas, USA, on Sunday, 28 October 1923 at 17:10 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.5°N / 90.4°W (Poinsett, Arkansas, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) WNW of Tyronza (pop: 744) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NNW of West Memphis (pop: 25,100) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SE of Jonesboro (pop: 73,900) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) NW of Menfis (Tennessee) (pop: 655,800) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NW of New South Memphis (Tennessee) (pop: 641,600) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) NW of Bartlett (Tennessee) (pop: 58,600) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) S of Paragould (Greene County) (pop: 27,900) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) NNW of Southaven (Mississippi) (pop: 52,600) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NNW of Horn Lake (Mississippi) (pop: 26,900) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) ENE of Little Rock (pop: 198,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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