Information on the Magnitude 5.0 earthquake near Darmstadt, IN Tuesday, June 18, 2002 at 12:37:13 (CDT)
Magnitude 5.0 near Darmstadt, IN
Time Tuesday, June 18, 2002 at 17:37:13 (UTC)
Distance from 9 km (6 miles) WSW (255 degrees) of Darmstadt, IN
11 km (7 miles) WNW (283 degrees) of Highland, IN
13 km (8 miles) S (169 degrees) of Cynthiana, IN
15 km (9 miles) NW (308 degrees) of Evansville, IN
Coordinates 38 deg. 4.2 min. N (38.069N)
87 deg. 40.8 min. W ( 87.680W)
Depth 5.0 km (3.1 miles)
There are reports of chimney damage and broken glass in the Evansville area.
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USGS Press Release
Aftershock Deployment Status
Mitch Withers, 6/19/02
The first station was operational at about noon today. The third is going in now. Stations are located near St Joseph, Blairsville, and Armstrong (all in IN). Purdue and Indiana U will be installing a reftek near Cynthiana tomorrow or friday and will be requesting 3 refteks from Lamont to install to the north. CERI will be focusing to the south and west while the Purdue/IU team will be working toward the north. Additional K2's being redeployed from the AuSable area will focus on Evansville (projected deployment this weekend).
Please check back for more information as it becomes available.