Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 4 Km WNW of Ridgely, Tennessee (USA) on Saturday, 12 September 2020
12 Sep 13:42 UTC: First to report: USGS after 9 hours.
Diepte: 8.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.27833°N / 89.53417°W (Tennessee, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) NW of Ridgely (pop: 1,700)
12 km (8 mi) SW of Tiptonville (pop: 4,400)
14 km (9 mi) NE of Caruthersville (pop: 5,900)
116 km (72 mi) NE of Jonesboro (pop: 73,900)
134 km (83 mi) NE of Memphis (pop: 655,800)
141 km (87 mi) NE of New South Memphis (pop: 641,600)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 107 joules (8.78 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Tijd||Mag. / Diepte||Locatie||Bron|
|Sat, 12 Sep 04:19 UTC||M 1.8 / 8.2 km||4 Km WNW of Ridgely, Tennessee (USA)||USGS|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.At magnitude 1.8, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.