A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported western Texas kilometers (0 miles) from western Texas on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 16:37:58 / 4:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -102.3113 West, latitude 31.9338 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b80c. Id of event: us6000b80c. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/08/20 / 2020-08-01 16:37:58 / August 1, 2020 @ 4:37 pm.
Event epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Midland (c. 111 100 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Odessa (c. 99 900 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from West Odessa (c. 22 700 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Andrews (c. 11 100 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kermit, Monahans, Andrews.
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 has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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