A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported western Texas kilometers (0 miles) from western Texas on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 13:06:41 / 1:06 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/02/21 / 2021-02-07 13:06:41 / February 7, 2021 @ 1:06 pm. Event id: us6000dfcl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dfcl. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -100.8919 West, latitude 32.8966 North, depth = 2.91 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.91 km (2 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Snyder (c. 11 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Sweetwater (c. 10 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Post (c. 5 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sweetwater, Post, Snyder (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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