A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Odessa in Texas on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/04/20 / 2020-04-21 06:29:45 / April 21, 2020 @ 6:29 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -102.2858 West, latitude 31.924 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was reported at 00:29:45 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us700090vx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700090vx.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kermit, Monahans, Andrews (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 21 km (13 miles) from Midland (c. 111 100 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Odessa (c. 99 900 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from West Odessa (c. 22 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Andrews (c. 11 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km NE of Odessa, Texas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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