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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Mentone in Texas

Earthquake location 31.647S, -104.2949WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 66 km W of Mentone, Texas (41 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.81 km (1 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -104.2949 West, latitude 31.647 North, depth = 1.81 km. Unique identifier: us60005593. Ids that are associated to the event: us60005593. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/08/19 / 2019-08-15 01:57:22 / August 15, 2019 @ 1:57 am UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:57:22 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 66 km W of Mentone, Texas.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -104.2949° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.647° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 66km W of Mentone, Texas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-08-15 01:57:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-08-15 02:07:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 121 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.363 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 126 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us60005593 Id of event.
Event Code 60005593 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60005593, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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