A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Gardendale in Texas. Id of earthquake: tx2021ffnc. Event ids that are associated: us7000djnj, tx2021ffnc. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/03/21 / 2021-03-16 03:58:16 / March 16, 2021 @ 3:58 am. The temblor was picked up at 03:58:16 / 3:58 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.583618164 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 8.583618164 km, -102.3379144° West, 31.97662354° North.
The epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Midland (c. 111 100 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Odessa (c. 99 900 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from West Odessa (c. 22 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Andrews (c. 11 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kermit, Monahans, Andrews (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 6 km SE of Gardendale, Texas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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