A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Mentone in Texas on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.74855957 km (4 miles). Id of earthquake: tx2021eial. Event ids that are associated: us7000df33, tx2021eial. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/03/21 / 2021-03-03 07:26:34 / March 3, 2021 @ 7:26 am. Exact location of event, longitude -104.0966789 West, latitude 31.72277885 North, depth = 6.74855957 km. The temblor was picked up at 07:26:34 / 7:26 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carlsbad, Pecos (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 26 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 47 km W of Mentone, Texas.
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