Weak mag. 2.3 earthquake - Independence County, 14 mi east of Batesville, Arkansas, USA, on Thursday, 20 August 2020 at 10:19 (GMT) -
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Weak magnitude 2.3 earthquake at 8 km depth
20 Aug 12:21 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 2 hours and 1 minutes.
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 35.78°N / 91.39°W (Independence County, Arkansas, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) NNE of Newark (pop: 1,180) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) WNW of Tuckerman (pop: 1,760) --> See nearby quakes!
22 km (14 mi) NNW of Newport (pop: 7,770) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) E of Batesville (pop: 10,700) --> See nearby quakes!
23 km (14 mi) SE of Cave City (pop: 1,870) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) W of Jonesboro (pop: 73,900) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) NNE of Searcy (pop: 24,200) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) WNW of Menfis (Tennessee) (pop: 655,800) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) NE of Little Rock (pop: 198,000) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) WNW of New South Memphis (Tennessee) (pop: 641,600) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 108 joules (49.4 kilowatt hours) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|2.3||8 km||62 km W of Jonesboro, USA||EMSC|
|2.3||8.3 km||10 km NNE of Newark, Arkansas (USA)||USGS|
User reports for this quakeAt magnitude 2.3, such a quake wouldn't normally be felt by people except under very favorable conditions.
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.