A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Stanton in Texas on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 5.55 km, -101.7939° West, 32.2873° North. Global time and date of event 01/01/21 / 2021-01-01 13:42:29 / January 1, 2021 @ 1:42 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000d4t2. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d4t2. The temblor was detected at 13:42:29 / 1:42 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.55 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Midland (c. 111 100 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Odessa (c. 99 900 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Big Spring (c. 27 300 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from West Odessa (c. 22 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Andrews (c. 11 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was West Odessa, Odessa, Andrews (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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