Minor mag. 1.6 earthquake - 5 Km NW of Ridgely, Tennessee, USA on Tuesday, 22 September 2020
22 Sep 18:12 UTC: First to report: USGS after 11 hours.
Diepte: 8.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.29817°N / 89.531°W (Tennessee, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
5 km (3 mi) NW of Ridgely (pop: 1,700)
10 km (6 mi) SW of Tiptonville (pop: 4,400)
16 km (10 mi) NE of Caruthersville (pop: 5,900)
117 km (73 mi) NE of Jonesboro (pop: 73,900)
136 km (85 mi) NE of Memphis (pop: 655,800)
143 km (89 mi) NE of New South Memphis (pop: 641,600)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 107 joules (4.4 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|Tijd||Mag. / Diepte||Locatie||Bron|
|Tue, 22 Sep 07:36 UTC||M 1.6 / 8.9 km||5 Km NW 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 1.6, this quake was too small to be felt by humans, but it was recorded instrumentally.