A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Odessa in Texas. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:53:52 / 8:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 20:53:52 / August 1, 2020 @ 8:53 pm. Exact location, longitude -102.3046° West, latitude 31.9279° North, depth = 11.72 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.72 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000b85p. Event ids that are associated: us6000b85p.
The epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Midland (c. 111 100 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Odessa (c. 99 900 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from West Odessa (c. 22 700 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Andrews (c. 11 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kermit, Monahans, Andrews (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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