Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - 2.2 mi east of Knoxville, Auglaize County, Ohio, USA, on Tuesday, March 2, 1937 at 14:47 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 2 km depth
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.488°N / 84.273°W↗ (Auglaize, Ohio, United States)
Antipode: 40.488°S / 95.727°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) E of Knoxville (pop: 867) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) NNW of Sydney (pop: 20,900) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSW of Lima (pop: 37,900) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) N of Piqua (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) N of Washington (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) N of Troy (pop: 25,700) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) NNW of Springfield (pop: 59,700) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) N of Dayton (pop: 140,600) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) WNW of Columbus (pop: 850,100) --> See nearby quakes!
644 km (400 mi) WNW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|5.0||2 km||Ohio (USA)||USGS|
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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quake)
- 09 Mar 1937 05:44 UTC| M 5.4 |3 km (1.9 mi) depth|2 km (1 mi) distance| USGS | Details