Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 17 mi east of Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas, USA, on Saturday, 7 May 1927 at 08:28 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.8°N / 90.4°W (Craighead, Arkansas, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) ESE of Lake City (pop: 2,320) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) NE of Trumann (pop: 7,150) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) E of Jonesboro (pop: 73,900) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) SSE of Paragould (Greene County) (pop: 27,900) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) NNW of West Memphis (pop: 25,100) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NNW of Menfis (Tennessee) (pop: 655,800) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NW of Bartlett (Tennessee) (pop: 58,600) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NNW of New South Memphis (Tennessee) (pop: 641,600) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NNW of Southaven (Mississippi) (pop: 52,600) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) NE 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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