earthquake

Apr. 29th, 2010 11:59 pm
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Apparently there was an 2.5 magnitude earthquake in my area today. http://www.4029tv.com/news/23306579/detail.html Didn't feel it. According to the news "this is the first recorded earthquake in Benton County history" making it a pretty big deal around here.

This is some data off of the USGS website.. Recent Earthquakes in Central US == PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT == U.S. Geological Survey, National Earthquake Information Center Version #8: This report supersedes any earlier reports of this event. This event has been reviewed by a seismologist. A micro earthquake occurred at 10:52:31 AM (CDT) on Thursday, April 29, 2010 . The magnitude 2.5 event occurred 4 km (2 miles) SW of Centerton, AR . The hypocentral depth is 0 km (0.0 miles). -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Magnitude 2.5 - (unknown type) Time Thursday, April 29, 2010 at 10:52:31 AM (CDT) Thursday, April 29, 2010 at 15:52:31 (UTC) Distance from Centerton, AR - 4 km (2 miles) SW (220 degrees) Highfill, AR - 9 km (5 miles) NNE (27 degrees) Bentonville, AR - 10 km (6 miles) WSW (244 degrees) Fort Smith, AR - 106 km (66 miles) N (4 degrees) Coordinates 36 deg. 19.9 min. N (36.331N), 94 deg. 18.8 min. W ( 94.314W) Depth 0 km (0.0 miles) Quality unknown Location Quality Parameters Nst= 6, Nph= 6, Dmin=141.2 km, Rmss=0 sec, Erho=0 km, Erzz=0 km, Gp=162 degrees Event ID# us2010vrbm Additional Information map Did you feel it? -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- For more information, see http://earthquake.usgs.gov/research/monitoring/anss/neic/
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