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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag was detected near Gardendale in Texas

Earthquake location 31.97662354S, -102.3379144WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -102.3379144° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.97662354° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.583618164 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6 km SE 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 2021-03-16 03:58:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-16 04:15:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 18 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5 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 138 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 16 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.02515006461 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 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 tx2021ffnc Id of event.
Event Code 2021ffnc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000djnj,tx2021ffnc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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