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Minor earthquake 3.6 mag, 17 km N of Stanton, Texas

Earthquake location 32.2864S, -101.7883WA 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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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 17 km N of Stanton, Texas.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -101.7883° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.2864° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.48 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17 km N of Stanton, Texas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-31 19:12:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-31 19:22:45 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 199 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 0.307 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78 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 us6000d4la Id of event.
Event Code 6000d4la An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d4la, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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