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Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 6 Km SSE of New Madrid, Missouri, USA on Saturday, 26 September 2020

Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake  - 6 Km SSE of New Madrid, Missouri, USA on Saturday, 26 September 2020
26 Sep 13:54 UTC: First to report: USGS after 8 hours.
Date & time: Saturday, 26 September 2020 06:07 UTC
Magnitude: 2.0
Diepte: 5.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 36.5345°N / 89.50267°W (Missouri, United States)
Nearby towns and cities:
6 km (4 mi) SE of New Madrid (pop: 3,000)
10 km (6 mi) SE of Howardville (pop: 400)
10 km (6 mi) E of Marston (pop: 500)
133 km (82 mi) NE of Jonesboro (pop: 73,900)
162 km (100 mi) NE of Memphis (pop: 655,800)
169 km (105 mi) NE of New South Memphis (pop: 641,600)
Primary data source: USGS
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 107 joules (17.5 kilowatt hours) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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TijdMag. / DiepteLocatieBron
Sat, 26 Sep 06:07 UTCM 2.0 / 5.3 km6 Km SSE of New Madrid, Missouri, USAUSGS

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Rutledge / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Rolling

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Minor mag. 2.0 earthquake - 6 Km SSE of New Madrid, Missouri, USA on Saturday, 26 September 2020

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