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Minor earthquake: M3.4 quake has struck near El Indio in Texas

Earthquake location 28.4596S, -100.3325WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from El Indio in Texas. The temblor was picked up at 07:37:20 / 7:37 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/02/21 / 2021-02-18 07:37:20 / February 18, 2021 @ 7:37 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dilt. Id of event: us6000dilt. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.12 km (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -100.3325 West, latitude 28.4596 North, depth = 14.12 km.

Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Zaragoza, Crystal City, Allende (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Piedras Negras (c. 150 200 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Eagle Pass (c. 26 200 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Allende (c. 19 600 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Nava (c. 18 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Zaragoza (c. 10 600 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 6 km SSW of El Indio, Texas.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -100.3325° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.4596° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6 km SSW of El Indio, Texas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-18 07:37:20 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-18 07:55:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 178 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 0.838 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.72 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 188 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 us6000dilt Id of event.
Event Code 6000dilt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dilt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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