A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Gardendale in Texas. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/02/20 / 2020-02-19 20:54:44 / February 19, 2020 @ 8:54 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70007t7l. Unique identifier: us70007t7l. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.62 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 6.62 km, -102.3064° West, 31.9838° North. The temblor was reported at 14:54:44 / 2:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 22 km (13 miles) from Midland (c. 111 100 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Odessa (c. 99 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from West Odessa (c. 22 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Andrews (c. 11 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kermit, Monahans, Andrews.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 8 km ESE of Gardendale, Texas.
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