Moderate mag. 4.3 earthquake - New Madrid County, 24 mi south of Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri, USA, on Friday, 13 June 1975 at 22:40 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 2 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 2.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.54°N / 89.68°W (New Madrid, Missouri, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) WNW of Marston (pop: 477) --> See nearby quakes!
13 km (8 mi) N of Portageville (pop: 3,150) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (9 mi) WSW of New Madrid (pop: 3,010) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (23 mi) SE of Dexter (pop: 7,990) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) SSW of Sikeston (Scott County) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) NNW of Dyersburg (Dyer County, Tennessee) (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) ESE of Poplar Bluff (Butler County) (pop: 17,300) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) NE of Jonesboro (Arkansas) (pop: 73,900) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) NW of Jackson (Tennessee) (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
316 km (196 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||2 km||8km SW of Lilbourn, Missouri (USA)||USGS|
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