Moderate mag. 4.6 earthquake - Poinsett County, 22 mi southeast of Jonesboro, Craighead County, Arkansas, USA, on Thursday, 25 March 1976 at 00:41 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 15 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.59°N / 90.48°W (Poinsett, Arkansas, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) SSE of Trumann (pop: 7,150) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (22 mi) SE of Jonesboro (pop: 73,900) --> See nearby quakes!
52 km (32 mi) S of Paragould (Greene County) (pop: 27,900) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) NNW of West Memphis (pop: 25,100) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) NW of Menfis (Tennessee) (pop: 655,800) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NW of New South Memphis (Tennessee) (pop: 641,600) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) NW of Bartlett (Tennessee) (pop: 58,600) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NNW of Southaven (Mississippi) (pop: 52,600) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) NW of Olive Branch (DeSoto County, Mississippi) (pop: 36,000) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) ENE of Little Rock (pop: 198,000) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.6||15 km||8km NW of Marked Tree, Arkansas (USA)||USGS|
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