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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag has occurred near Panhandle in Texas

Earthquake location 35.2422S, -101.5625WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -101.5625° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.2422° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20 km SW of Panhandle, Texas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-14 23:30:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-14 23:48:00 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.3 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 130 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 0.115 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 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 us7000d056 Id of event.
Event Code 7000d056 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000d056, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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