Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - Mississippi County, 16 mi southeast of Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri, USA, on Monday, 13 May 1974 at 06:52 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 1 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 1.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.71°N / 89.39°W (Mississippi County, Missouri, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) S of East Prairie (pop: 3,160) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) NE of New Madrid (pop: 3,010) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) S of Charleston (pop: 5,820) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) SE of Sikeston (Scott County) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NW of Union City (Tennessee) (pop: 10,600) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) S of Cape Girardeau (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) E of Poplar Bluff (Butler County) (pop: 17,300) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) NNW of Jackson (Tennessee) (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) NE of Jonesboro (Arkansas) (pop: 73,900) --> See nearby quakes!
321 km (200 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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