A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Odessa in Texas. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -102.3245 West, latitude 31.9106 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:45:39 / 7:45 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000aqsp. Event ids that are associated: us7000aqsp. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/07/20 / 2020-07-18 07:45:39 / July 18, 2020 @ 7:45 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kermit, Monahans, Andrews (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 25 km (16 miles) from Midland (c. 111 100 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Odessa (c. 99 900 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from West Odessa (c. 22 700 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Andrews (c. 11 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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 NNE of Odessa, Texas.
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