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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag was detected near Stanton in Texas

Earthquake location 32.3013S, -101.7859WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Stanton in Texas. Event id: us6000dhs2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dhs2. The temblor was detected at 09:28:45 / 9:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -101.7859° West, 32.3013° North, depth 5 km. Global time and date of event 15/02/21 / 2021-02-15 09:28:45 / February 15, 2021 @ 9:28 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Odessa, Andrews, Lamesa (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Midland (c. 111 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Odessa (c. 99 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Big Spring (c. 27 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Andrews (c. 11 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Lamesa (c. 9 400 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every 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.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 19 km N of Stanton, Texas.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -101.7859° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.3013° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19 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 2021-02-15 09:28:45 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-15 09:44:20 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 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 168 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 0.671 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 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 us6000dhs2 Id of event.
Event Code 6000dhs2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dhs2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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