A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Stanton in Texas. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:42:21 / 12:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 12:42:21 / February 28, 2021 @ 12:42 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -101.7762719° West, 32.27874756° North, depth 6.38269043 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.38269043 km (4 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000decd, tx2021ecyi. Id of event: tx2021ecyi.
The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Midland (c. 111 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Odessa (c. 99 900 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Big Spring (c. 27 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Andrews (c. 11 100 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Lamesa (c. 9 400 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Odessa, Andrews, Lamesa (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km N of Stanton, Texas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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