Strong mag. 5.4 earthquake - Shelby County, 2.4 mi southeast of Knoxville, Auglaize County, Ohio, USA, on Tuesday, March 9, 1937 at 05:44 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.4 earthquake at 3 km depth
Depth: 3.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.47°N / 84.28°W↗ (Shelby County, Ohio, United States)
Antipode: 40.47°S / 95.72°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) SE of Knoxville (pop: 867) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) NNW of Sydney (pop: 20,900) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) SSW of Lima (pop: 37,900) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) N of Piqua (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (23 mi) N of Washington (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) N of Troy (pop: 25,700) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) NW of Springfield (pop: 59,700) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 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: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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