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2.7 Magnitude Trembler on Ashe County/Tennessee Line PDF Print
Written by Steve Frank   
Monday, 30 August 2010 12:48

A 2.7 magnitude earthquake is being reported from about 12:30 this afternoon on the Ashe County border with Tennessee.  A reader asked about the report, and the USGS is reporting the quake in their automated service.

Attached is the report:

 

Magnitude 2.7
Date-Time
  • Monday, August 30, 2010 at 16:31:03 UTC
  • Monday, August 30, 2010 at 12:31:03 PM at epicenter
Location 36.490°N, 81.724°W
Depth 10.6 km (6.6 miles)
Region EASTERN TENNESSEE
Distances
  • 8 km (5 miles) ENE (72°) from Mountain City, TN
  • 17 km (11 miles) SSE (161°) from Damascus, VA
  • 19 km (12 miles) W (267°) from Lansing, NC
  • 31 km (20 miles) N (351°) from Boone, NC
  • 138 km (86 miles) WNW (289°) from Winston-Salem, NC
  • 389 km (242 miles) NE (38°) from Atlanta, GA
Location Uncertainty horizontal +/- 1.1 km (0.7 miles); depth +/- 2.5 km (1.6 miles)
Parameters NST= 27, Nph= 29, Dmin=43 km, Rmss=0.57 sec, Gp= 58°,
M-type=duration magnitude (Md), Version=B
Source
Event ID sehnw0830c
  
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