A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 70 km W of Mentone, Texas (43 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/03/20 / 2020-03-19 09:25:46 / March 19, 2020 @ 9:25 am. Unique identifier: us70008c1q. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008c1q. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:25:46 / 3:25 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -104.346 West, latitude 31.6597 North, depth = 5 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 three and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 70 km W of Mentone, Texas.
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