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Minor earthquake: M3.4 quake has struck near western Texas

Earthquake location 31.1297S, -103.255WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, western Texas kilometers (0 miles) from western Texas. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:58:49 / 3:58 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/01/20 / 2020-01-30 15:58:49 / January 30, 2020 @ 3:58 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.12 km (1 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us60007k4d. Unique identifier: us60007k4d. Exact location of event, depth 2.12 km, -103.255° West, 31.1297° North.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kermit, Monahans, Fort Stockton (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Kermit (c. 5 700 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: western Texas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -103.255° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.1297° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place western Texas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-01-30 15:58:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-30 16:51:44 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 178 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 0.217 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.99 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 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 us60007k4d Id of event.
Event Code 60007k4d An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007k4d, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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