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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag has occurred near Gardendale in Texas

Earthquake location 32.06817627S, -102.2414491WA 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 14 km ENE of Gardendale, Texas.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -102.2414491° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.06817627° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.779256185 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14 km ENE of Gardendale, Texas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-28 20:56:22 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-05 21:17:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 21 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 165 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 34 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08821655212 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 89 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 tx2021edoq Id of event.
Event Code 2021edoq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000deej,tx2021edoq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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