A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Gardendale in Texas. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/03/20 / 2020-03-22 06:19:25 / March 22, 2020 @ 6:19 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:19:25 / 12:19 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008dy6. Id of event: us70008dy6. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -102.3096 West, latitude 31.9765 North, depth = 5 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kermit, Monahans, Andrews (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 22 km (14 miles) from Midland (c. 111 100 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Odessa (c. 99 900 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from West Odessa (c. 22 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Andrews (c. 11 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 8 km SE of Gardendale, Texas.
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