Minor mag. 1.8 earthquake - 6 Km WSW of Tiptonville, Tennessee, USA on Thursday, 24 September 2020
24 Sep 12:38 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 37 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 24 Sep 6:01 am (GMT -5)
Diepte: 11.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.35033°N / 89.54033°W (Tennessee, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
7 km (4 mi) SW of Tiptonville (pop: 4,400)
11 km (7 mi) NW of Ridgely (pop: 1,700)
13 km (8 mi) SE of Hayward (pop: 100)
119 km (74 mi) NE of Jonesboro (pop: 73,900)
141 km (88 mi) NE of Memphis (pop: 655,800)
148 km (92 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|
|24 Sep 6:01 am (GMT -5) (24 Sep 11:01:04 UTC)||M 1.8 / 11.1 km||6 Km WSW of Tiptonville, 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.