Moderate mag. 4.1 earthquake - New Madrid County, 22 mi south of Sikeston, Scott County, Missouri, USA, on Saturday, 13 June 1987 at 21:17 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Depth: 9.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.576°N / 89.735°W (New Madrid, Missouri, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
8 km (5 mi) ENE of Risco (pop: 328) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (11 mi) N of Portageville (pop: 3,150) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) E of Malden (pop: 4,120) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SE of Dexter (pop: 7,990) --> See nearby quakes!
36 km (22 mi) SSW of Sikeston (Scott County) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) ESE of Poplar Bluff (Butler County) (pop: 17,300) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NNW of Dyersburg (Dyer County, Tennessee) (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NE of Jonesboro (Arkansas) (pop: 73,900) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NW of Jackson (Tennessee) (pop: 67,000) --> See nearby quakes!
309 km (192 mi) SE of Jefferson City (pop: 43,200) --> 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||9.5 km||10km W of Lilbourn, Missouri (USA)||USGS|
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