A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from El Indio in Texas. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000di0k, tx2021dgtl. Unique identifier: tx2021dgtl. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:14:55 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.045613607 km (5 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/02/21 / 2021-02-16 09:14:55 / February 16, 2021 @ 9:14 am. Exact location of event, longitude -100.3018153 West, latitude 28.5067749 North, depth = 8.045613607 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Zaragoza, Allende, Villa Union (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Piedras Negras (c. 150 200 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Eagle Pass (c. 26 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Allende (c. 19 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Nava (c. 18 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Zaragoza (c. 10 600 pop). Close country/countries, Mexico (c. 112 469 000 pop), United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, 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. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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