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Minor earthquake: M2.9 quake has struck near El Indio in Texas

Earthquake location 28.5067749S, -100.3018153WA 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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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 1 km ESE of El Indio, Texas.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -100.3018153° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.5067749° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.045613607 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1 km ESE 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 2021-02-16 09:14:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-01 22:06:18 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 129 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network tx The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us,tx, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 18 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.819727554 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.3 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 75 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID tx2021dgtl Id of event.
Event Code 2021dgtl An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000di0k,tx2021dgtl, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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