Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - Lauderdale County, Tennessee, 10 mi east of Osceola, Mississippi County, Arkansas, USA, on Sunday, 29 January 1956 at 04:44 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 16 km depth
Depth: 16.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.756°N / 89.803°W (Lauderdale, Tennessee, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) E of Luxora (Arkansas) (pop: 1,100) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) SSE of Blytheville (Mississippi County, Arkansas) (pop: 14,700) --> See nearby quakes!
25 km (15 mi) W of Ripley (Lauderdale County) (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) NW of Covington (pop: 9,040) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) N of Atoka (pop: 9,060) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) SW of Dyersburg (Dyer County) (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (38 mi) N of Bartlett (pop: 58,600) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NNE of Menfis (pop: 655,800) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (48 mi) NNE of New South Memphis (pop: 641,600) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (171 mi) W of Nashville (pop: 530,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.0||16 km||Tennessee (USA)||USGS|
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