A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Gardendale in Texas on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 20:56:22 / February 28, 2021 @ 8:56 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -102.2414491 West, latitude 32.06817627 North, depth = 8.779256185 km. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:56:22 / 8:56 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000deej, tx2021edoq. Id of event: tx2021edoq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.779256185 km (5 miles).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lamesa, Big Spring, Andrews (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 17 km (11 miles) from Midland (c. 111 100 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Odessa (c. 99 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Big Spring (c. 27 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from West Odessa (c. 22 700 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Andrews (c. 11 100 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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