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Minor earthquake: M3.4 quake has struck near Stanton in Texas

Earthquake location 32.2873S, -101.7939WA 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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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: 17 km N of Stanton, Texas.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -101.7939° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.2873° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.55 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 2021-01-01 13:42:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-01 13:56:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 179 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 0.308 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.44 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 57 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 us6000d4t2 Id of event.
Event Code 6000d4t2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000d4t2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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