Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Minor World Earthquakes Magnitude -3.9

Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag has occurred near El Indio in Texas

Earthquake location 28.4464S, -100.3689WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from El Indio in Texas. The temblor was detected at 05:38:53 / 5:38 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000clj6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000clj6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -100.3689° West, latitude 28.4464° North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/12/20 / 2020-12-01 05:38:53 / December 1, 2020 @ 5:38 am.

Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Piedras Negras (c. 150 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Eagle Pass (c. 26 200 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Allende (c. 19 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Nava (c. 18 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Zaragoza (c. 10 600 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Crystal City, Zaragoza, Carrizo Springs (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 two and in the last 365 days 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.

Questions or comments?

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. 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: 9 km SW of El Indio, Texas.

Copyright © 2020 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -100.3689° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.4464° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9 km SW of El Indio, Texas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-01 05:38:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-01 14:32:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 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 129 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 0.867 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 142 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000clj6 Id of event.
Event Code 7000clj6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000clj6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply