9th earthquake strikes near Florida-Alabama state line

Northwest Florida

(WKRG/WFLA) — A ninth earthquake has struck the Florida-Alabama border area. 

U.S Geological Survey data shows four small earthquakes were documented over a 2-day period last week.

  • On Thursday, April 11, a 2.5 magnitude earthquake struck 10 kilometers NNE of Flomaton, Alabama at 11:33 p.m. (CST) on April 11. The earthquake was 7 kilometers deep.
  • On Thursday, April 11, a 2.8 magnitude earthquake struck 11 kilometers west of Brewton, Alabama at 3:11 p.m. (CST). The earthquake was 8.5 kilometers deep.
  • On Thursday, April 11, a 2.6 magnitude earthquake struck 13 kilometers NW of Flomaton, Alabama at 10:51 p.m. (CST). The earthquake was 5 kilometers deep.
  • On Friday, April 12, a 1.8 magnitude earthquake struck 9 kilometers NNE of Flomaton, Alabama at 10:48 p.m. (CST). The earthquake was 4 kilometers deep.

Five earthquakes were reported in March. Two were in Flomaton, Alabama, two were in East Brewton, Alabama, and one was in Century, Florida.


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