A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Panhandle in Texas. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:30:10 / 11:30 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/01/21 / 2021-01-14 23:30:10 / January 14, 2021 @ 11:30 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -101.5625 West, latitude 35.2422 North, depth = 5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000d056. Unique identifier: us7000d056.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pampa, Borger, Canyon (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Amarillo (c. 190 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Pampa (c. 18 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Canyon (c. 13 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Borger (c. 13 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days 0 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 20 km SW of Panhandle, Texas.
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