A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Midland in Texas. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.96 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 17/12/20 / 2020-12-17 00:51:43 / December 17, 2020 @ 12:51 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 00:51:43 / 12:51 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000crpw. Unique identifier: us7000crpw. Exact location of earthquake, -102.2° West, 32.1136° North, depth 3.96 km.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 17 km (11 miles) from Midland (c. 111 100 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Odessa (c. 99 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Big Spring (c. 27 300 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from West Odessa (c. 22 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Andrews (c. 11 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Seminole, Lamesa, Big Spring (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 17 km NW of Midland, Texas.
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