A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 77 km NNE of Van Horn, Texas (48 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/02/20 / 2020-02-26 18:11:53 / February 26, 2020 @ 6:11 pm. Event id: us600084r6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600084r6. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.65 km (3 miles). Exact location, longitude -104.4603° West, latitude 31.6591° North, depth = 4.65 km. The temblor was reported at 12:11:53 / 12:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 77 km NNE of Van Horn, Texas.
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