Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - 10.9 mi north of Poplar Bluff, Butler County, Missouri, USA, on Monday, 26 November 1956 at 04:12 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 1 km depth
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.914°N / 90.387°W (Butler, Missouri, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) N of Poplar Bluff (Butler County) (pop: 17,300) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SE of Piedmont (pop: 1,980) --> See nearby quakes!
40 km (25 mi) WNW of Dexter (pop: 7,990) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) W of Bloomfield (pop: 1,900) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) W of Sikeston (Scott County) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) WSW of Cape Girardeau (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) N of Paragould (Greene County, Arkansas) (pop: 27,900) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) S of Farmington (pop: 18,200) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) NNE of Jonesboro (Arkansas) (pop: 73,900) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) SE of Jefferson City (pop: 43,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.3||1 km||Missouri (USA)||USGS|
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