Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 14 mi north of Marion, Crittenden County, Arkansas, USA, on Saturday, 17 September 1938 at 03:34 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 1 km depth
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.413°N / 90.254°W (Crittenden, Arkansas, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
12 km (7 mi) N of Clarkdale (pop: 353) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NNW of West Memphis (pop: 25,100) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) NNW of Menfis (Tennessee) (pop: 655,800) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) NNW of New South Memphis (Tennessee) (pop: 641,600) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) NW of Bartlett (Tennessee) (pop: 58,600) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) NNW of Southaven (Mississippi) (pop: 52,600) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) NNW of Horn Lake (Mississippi) (pop: 26,900) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) SE of Jonesboro (pop: 73,900) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NW of Olive Branch (DeSoto County, Mississippi) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 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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|4.8||1 km||Arkansas (USA)||USGS|
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