Moderate mag. 4.2 earthquake - 2.2 mi west of Tiptonville, Lake County, Tennessee, USA, on Friday, 2 February 1962 at 06:43 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 4 km depth
Depth: 4.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.374°N / 89.511°W (Lake, Tennessee, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (2 mi) W of Tiptonville (Tennessee) (pop: 4,350) --> See nearby quakes!
12 km (8 mi) N of Ridgely (Tennessee) (pop: 1,710) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) ESE of Portageville (pop: 3,150) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) S of New Madrid (pop: 3,010) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNE of Caruthersville (Pemiscot County) (pop: 5,930) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) NNW of Dyersburg (Dyer County, Tennessee) (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
41 km (25 mi) W of Union City (Tennessee) (pop: 10,600) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) S of Sikeston (Scott County) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
145 km (90 mi) NNE of Menfis (Tennessee) (pop: 655,800) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) W of Nashville (Tennessee) (pop: 530,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.2||4 km||Tennessee (USA)||USGS|
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