Light mag. 2.7 earthquake - 4.1 mi northwest of Doniphan, Missouri, USA, on Friday, 4 Dec 2020 12:40 pm (GMT -6) -

Light mag. 2.7 earthquake - 4.1 mi northwest of Doniphan, Missouri, USA, on Friday, 4 Dec 2020 12:40 pm (GMT -6)

Light magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 1 km depth

4 Dec 18:47 UTC: First to report: USGS after 7 minutes.
4 Dec 19:02: Hypocenter depth recalculated from 0.1 to 0.7 km (from 0.1 to 0.4 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 1.4 km (0.9 mi) towards WNW.
Date & time: 4 Dec 2020 18:40:09 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Friday, 4 Dec 2020 12:40 pm (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 2.7
Depth: 0.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.672°N / 90.85933°W (Ripley, Missouri, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) NNW of Doniphan (pop: 1,990) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) WSW of Poplar Bluff (Butler County) (pop: 17,300) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) NNE of Pocahontas (Randolph County, Arkansas) (pop: 6,440) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) N of Walnut Ridge (Arkansas) (pop: 4,670) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NNW of Paragould (Greene County, Arkansas) (pop: 27,900) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) W of Dexter (pop: 7,990) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NW of Kennett (Dunklin County) (pop: 10,700) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) E of West Plains (Howell County) (pop: 12,300) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) N of Jonesboro (Arkansas) (pop: 73,900) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) SSE of Jefferson City (pop: 43,200) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Few Clouds 9.2°C (49 F), humidity: 57%, wind: 6 m/s (11 kts) from W
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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2.70.7 km6 Km NNW of Doniphan, Missouri, USAUSGS

User reports for this quake (5)

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DONIPHAN / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / simple rolling (tilting sideways along one direction) / 2-5 s : We could hear it before it reached us. We thought there was a car wreck close by. It was a long rolling quake  
Doniphan, MO (4 km SSW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Flatwoods MO (33.8 km E of epicenter) [Map] / Moderate shaking (MMI V) : Felt like an explosion  
7.6 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) / rattling, vibrating / very short : Felt and sounded like a sonic boom  
Doniphan, MO Samuel medical clinic / Moderate shaking (MMI V) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : I heard what sounded like an explosion followed by about 2 seconds of shaking  
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