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Minor earthquake: M3.1 quake has struck near Mentone in Texas

Earthquake location 31.72277885S, -104.0966789WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -104.0966789° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.72277885° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.74855957 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 47 km W of Mentone, Texas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-03 07:26:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-03 07:41:42 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 148 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 0.05715146663 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 48 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 tx2021eial Id of event.
Event Code 2021eial An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000df33,tx2021eial, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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