Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 0 Km E of East Prairie, Missouri, USA, on Monday, 25 Jan 2021 11:28 am (GMT -6) -

Weak mag. 2.6 earthquake - 0 Km E of East Prairie, Missouri, USA, on Monday, 25 Jan 2021 11:28 am (GMT -6)

Weak magnitude 2.6 earthquake at 0 km depth

25 Jan 17:36 UTC: First to report: USGS after 7 minutes.
25 Jan 17:54: Epicenter location corrected by 1.5 km (1 mi) towards WSW.
Date & time: 25 Jan 2021 17:28:57 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, 25 Jan 2021 11:28 am (GMT -6)
Magnitude: 2.6
Depth: 0.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.773°N / 89.39367°W (Missouri, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) SW of East Prairie (pop: 3,160) --> See nearby quakes!
17 km (10 mi) SSW of Charleston (pop: 5,820) --> See nearby quakes!
21 km (13 mi) ESE of Sikeston (Scott County) (pop: 16,400) --> See nearby quakes!
24 km (15 mi) NNE of New Madrid (pop: 3,010) --> See nearby quakes!
49 km (30 mi) NW of Union City (pop: 10,600) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) S of Cape Girardeau (pop: 39,500) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) WSW of Paducah (Kentucky) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) N of Dyersburg (Dyer County, Tennessee) (pop: 16,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) E of Poplar Bluff (Butler County) (pop: 17,300) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) NE of Jonesboro (Arkansas) (pop: 73,900) --> See nearby quakes!
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Heavy Intensity Rain 5.3°C (42 F), humidity: 100%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from NE
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 108 joules (139 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.12 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
2.60.1 km0 Km E of East Prairie, Missouri, USAUSGS
2.43 kmSOUTHEASTERN MISSOURI, USAEMSC

User reports for this quake (3)

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Elizabethtown, KY in Cracker Barrel (328.3 km ENE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Vibrations seen on windows in Cracker Barrel. Felt/sensed mild but very low frequency rumble in floor. No one else seemed to notice or feel it. Told spouse "feels like an earth tremor."
Dyersburg, Tennessee / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating
Dyersburg, Tennessee / Weak shaking (MMI III) / rattling, vibrating
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