A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Alvarado in Texas. Exact location of event, longitude -97.1833 West, latitude 32.4759 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 01/10/19 / 2019-10-01 08:21:50 / October 1, 2019 @ 8:21 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 02:21:50 / 2:21 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005p9k. Unique identifier: us70005p9k.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Murphy, Little Elm, Corsicana (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Dallas (c. 1 197 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Fort Worth (c. 741 200 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Arlington (c. 365 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Plano (c. 259 800 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Garland (c. 226 900 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 8 km NNE of Alvarado, Texas.
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