A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from El Indio in Texas on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/02/21 / 2021-02-27 01:01:51 / February 27, 2021 @ 1:01 am. The temblor was reported at 01:01:51 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000de1k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000de1k. Exact location of earthquake, -100.342° West, 28.4493° North, depth 5 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zaragoza, Crystal City, Allende. Nearby country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Piedras Negras (c. 150 200 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Eagle Pass (c. 26 200 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Allende (c. 19 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Nava (c. 18 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Zaragoza (c. 10 600 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km SSW of El Indio, Texas.
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