Saturday, July 5, 2008

July 5th Earthquakes (Tennessee)

Two earthquakes occurred today (July 5, 2008) in or near Tennessee.

The first was at 1:14 am and registered 2.0 on the Richter scale.
It was centered four-miles ESE of Madisonville (38 mi. SSW of Knoxville) in East Tennessee.
Quake information from the USGS.

The second was at 1.58 am and registered 2.7 on the Richter scale.
It was centered one-mile from Dell, Arkansas (51 miles N of Memphis)
Quake information from the USGS

As many of you are aware, we are located in the New Madrid Seismic Zone.

1 comment:

Dewdrop said...

Interesting. I had no idea.


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