Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - 11 mi north of Dyersburg, Dyer County, Tennessee, USA, on Tuesday, 8 January 1974 at 01:12 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 1 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.2°N / 89.39°W (Dyer County, Tennessee, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
11 km (7 mi) SE of Ridgely (pop: 1,710) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) N of Dyersburg (Dyer County) (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) SSE of Tiptonville (pop: 4,350) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) E of Caruthersville (Pemiscot County, Missouri) (pop: 5,930) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SW of Union City (pop: 10,600) --> See nearby quakes!
51 km (32 mi) WSW of Martin (pop: 11,000) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NW of Jackson (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) NNE of Menfis (pop: 655,800) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) NNE of New South Memphis (pop: 641,600) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) W of Nashville (pop: 530,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.1||1 km||Tennessee (USA)||USGS|
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