A 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.
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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. 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.
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