A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Toyah in Texas. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/21 / 2021-01-17 19:03:35 / January 17, 2021 @ 7:03 pm. The temblor was reported at 19:03:35 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000d0y3. Event ids that are associated: us7000d0y3. Exact location, longitude -104.1685° West, latitude 31.6451° North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pecos. Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 51 km NW of Toyah, Texas.
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