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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag strikes near Odessa in Texas

Earthquake location 31.9076S, -102.2622WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Odessa in Texas on Saturday. Unique identifier: us7000dj12. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dj12. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/03/21 / 2021-03-13 05:24:48 / March 13, 2021 @ 5:24 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.07 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -102.2622 West, latitude 31.9076 North, depth = 8.07 km. The temblor was detected at 05:24:48 / 5:24 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Monahans, Andrews, West Odessa. The epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Midland (c. 111 100 pop), 12 km (8 miles) from Odessa (c. 99 900 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from West Odessa (c. 22 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Andrews (c. 11 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days four 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 earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km NE of Odessa, Texas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -102.2622° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.9076° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.07 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12 km NE of Odessa, Texas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-13 05:24:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-13 05:35:52 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 4.3 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 us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.283 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.52 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 34 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000dj12 Id of event.
Event Code 7000dj12 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dj12, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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