A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Stanton in Texas. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -101.7883 West, latitude 32.2864 North, depth = 5.48 km. Id of earthquake: us6000d4la. Event ids that are associated: us6000d4la. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/12/20 / 2020-12-31 19:12:33 / December 31, 2020 @ 7:12 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.48 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 19:12:33 / 7:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Midland (c. 111 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Odessa (c. 99 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Big Spring (c. 27 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from West Odessa (c. 22 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Andrews (c. 11 100 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Lamesa (c. 9 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was West Odessa, Odessa, Andrews (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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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