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Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - 6 km ENE of Steele, Missouri (USA) on Monday, 31 August 2020

Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake  - 6 km ENE of Steele, Missouri (USA) on Monday, 31 August 2020
31 Aug 14:33 UTC: First to report: USGS after 5 minutes.
Aug 31 14:59: Magnitude recalculated from 2.6 to 2.7.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 4.6 to 6.6 km.
Date & time: Monday, 31 August 2020 14:28 UTC
Magnitude: 2.7
Diepte: 6.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.101°N / 89.76267°W (Missouri, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) NE of Steele (pop: 2,100)
7 km (5 mi) NE of Cooter (pop: 400)
11 km (7 mi) NE of Holland (pop: 200)
90 km (56 mi) NE of Jonesboro (pop: 73,900)
109 km (68 mi) NE of Memphis (pop: 655,800)
116 km (72 mi) NE of New South Memphis (pop: 641,600)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TijdMag. / DiepteLocatieBron
Mon, 31 Aug 14:28 UTCM 2.7 / 6.6 km6 km ENE of Steele, Missouri (USA)USGS
Mon, 31 Aug 14:28 UTCM 2.4 / 6 kmSoutheastern Missouri (USA)EMSC

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
At magnitude 2.7, this quake might have been felt very close to the epicenter and under calm conditions.
203.3 km WSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating

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Minor mag. 2.7 earthquake - 6 km ENE of Steele, Missouri (USA) on Monday, 31 August 2020

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