Moderate mag. 4.5 earthquake - Auglaize County, 20 mi southwest of Lima, Allen County, Ohio, USA, on Saturday, July 12, 1986 at 08:19 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 40.537°N / 84.371°W↗ (Auglaize, Ohio, United States)
Antipode: 40.537°S / 95.629°E↗
Nearby towns and cities:
2 km (1 mi) ESE of Saint Marys (pop: 8,330) --> See nearby quakes!
15 km (10 mi) WSW of Wapakoneta (pop: 9,820) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SW of Lima (pop: 37,900) --> See nearby quakes!
34 km (21 mi) NNW of Sydney (pop: 20,900) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNW of Piqua (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NNW of Washington (pop: 20,800) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (36 mi) NNW of Troy (pop: 25,700) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) N of Dayton (pop: 140,600) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) WNW of Columbus (pop: 850,100) --> See nearby quakes!
653 km (406 mi) WNW of Washington (District of Columbia) (pop: 601,700) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.5||10 km||Ohio (USA)||USGS|
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