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== PRELIMINARY EARTHQUAKE REPORT ==
Southeast U.S. Seismic Networks

Version #B: This report supersedes any earlier reports of this event.
This event has been reviewed by a seismologist.

A micro earthquake occurred at 2:50:40 PM (CDT) on Sunday, August 25, 2013 .
The magnitude 2.9 event occurred 3 km (2 miles) NNE (17 degrees) of Blowing Rock, NC .
The hypocentral depth is 9 km ( 6 miles).


Magnitude 2.9 - duration magnitude (Md)
Time Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 2:50:40 PM (CDT)
Sunday, August 25, 2013 at 19:50:40 (UTC)
Distance from Blowing Rock, NC - 3 km (2 miles) NNE (17 degrees)
Boone, NC - 6 km (4 miles) S (173 degrees)
Seven Devils, NC - 15 km (9 miles) E (87 degrees)
Johnson City, TN - 64 km (40 miles) ESE (105 degrees)
Coordinates 36 deg. 9.9 min. N (36.164N), 81 deg. 40.0 min. W ( 81.666W)
Depth 9.1 km (5.7 miles)
Quality Good
Location Quality Parameters Nst= 19, Nph= 24, Dmin=14 km, Rmss=0.1 sec, Erho=0.6 km, Erzz=1.1 km, Gp=97.2 degrees
Event ID# se082513b
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