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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Toyah in Texas

Earthquake location 31.674S, -104.189WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Toyah in Texas on Tuesday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:51:10 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -104.189 West, latitude 31.674 North, depth = 5.741 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/05/24 / 2024-05-28 11:51:10 / May 28, 2024 @ 11:51 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000n1ge, tx2024klhx. Unique identifier: tx2024klhx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.741 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carlsbad, Pecos (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 26 100 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km NW of Toyah, Texas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -104.189° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.674° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.741 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54 km NW of Toyah, Texas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-05-28 11:51:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-05-28 12:10:30 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.5 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.752 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 260 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 14 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1 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 67 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 tx2024klhx Id of event.
Event Code 2024klhx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000n1ge,tx2024klhx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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