A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Gardendale in Texas. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006fbe. Id of event: us70006fbe. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:07:07 / 1:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/12/19 / 2019-12-02 19:07:07 / December 2, 2019 @ 7:07 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -102.3236° West, 31.9693° North, depth 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 23 km (15 miles) from Midland (c. 111 100 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Odessa (c. 99 900 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from West Odessa (c. 22 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Andrews (c. 11 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kermit, Monahans, Andrews (min 5000 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 7 km SE of Gardendale, Texas.
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