A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Mentone in Texas. Event id: us70007scn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007scn. Global time and date of event 18/02/20 / 2020-02-18 13:28:07 / February 18, 2020 @ 1:28 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -103.9748° West, latitude 31.6793° North, depth = 5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:28:07 / 7:28 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (53 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 26 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Kermit (c. 5 700 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carlsbad, Kermit, Pecos.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 35 km W of Mentone, Texas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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