A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Gardendale in Texas. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.25 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 20:56:23 / February 28, 2021 @ 8:56 pm. Unique identifier: us7000deej. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000deej. The temblor was reported at 20:56:23 / 8:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 4.25 km, -102.2388° West, 32.054° North.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Big Spring, Andrews, West Odessa (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Midland (c. 111 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Odessa (c. 99 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Big Spring (c. 27 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from West Odessa (c. 22 700 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Andrews (c. 11 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 13 km ENE of Gardendale, Texas.
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