A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Irving in Texas on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/08/17 / 2017-08-25 11:41:35 / August 25, 2017 @ 11:41 am. Unique identifier: us2000abmf. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000abmf. Exact location, longitude -96.9183° West, latitude 32.8589° North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 05:41:35 / 5:41 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Dallas (c. 1 197 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Fort Worth (c. 741 200 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Arlington (c. 365 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Plano (c. 259 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Garland (c. 226 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Decatur, Cleburne, Ennis (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km NNE of Irving, Texas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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