Minor earthquake strikes near Manila, Arkansas

MANILA, AR (KTHV) -According to the USGS a 3.57 magnitude earthquake struck 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Manila, Arkansas on Sunday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.72 km (10 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -90.1228333 West, latitude 35.8363342 North, depth = 16.72 km. The 3.57-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:16:25 / 4:16 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/10/17 / 2017-10-15 10:16:25 / October 15, 2017 @ 10:16 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was New South Memphis, Brownsville, West Memphis. The epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Memphis (c. 646 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from New South Memphis (c. 641 600 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Jonesboro (c. 67 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bartlett (c. 54 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from West Memphis (c. 26 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Paragould (c. 26 100 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.

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