A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 65 km NNE of Van Horn, Texas (40 miles). Global time and date of event 12/03/20 / 2020-03-12 14:25:48 / March 12, 2020 @ 2:25 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -104.6497° West, 31.607° North. Event id: us60008eap. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008eap. The temblor was detected at 08:25:48 / 8:25 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 65 km NNE of Van Horn, Texas.
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