Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 7.7 mi west of Sydney, Shelby County, Ohio, USA, on Tuesday, September 30, 1930 at 20:40 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 0 km depth
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.3°N / 84.3°W↗ (Ohio, United States)
Antipode: 40.3°S / 95.7°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) E of Newport (pop: 198) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) W of Sydney (pop: 20,900) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NNW of Piqua (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NNW of Washington (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NNW of Troy (pop: 25,700) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) SSW of Lima (pop: 37,900) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) NW of Springfield (pop: 59,700) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) N of Dayton (pop: 140,600) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) WNW of Columbus (pop: 850,100) --> See nearby quakes!
642 km (399 mi) WNW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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