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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag has occurred near Mentone in Texas

Earthquake location 31.7181S, -103.975WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Mentone in Texas. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:27:06 / 7:27 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008i15. Unique identifier: us70008i15. Global time and date of event 29/03/20 / 2020-03-29 01:27:06 / March 29, 2020 @ 1:27 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -103.975 West, latitude 31.7181 North, depth = 5 km.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kermit, Carlsbad, Pecos (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 26 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kermit (c. 5 700 pop).

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 nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. 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: 35 km W of Mentone, Texas.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -103.975° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.7181° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35km W of Mentone, Texas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-29 01:27:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-29 01:50:20 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.483 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 199 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.197 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 50 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70008i15 Id of event.
Event Code 70008i15 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008i15, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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