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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag has occurred near Toyah in Texas

Earthquake location 31.672S, -104.19WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Toyah in Texas. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/06/24 / 2024-06-11 13:32:38 / June 11, 2024 @ 1:32 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.8948 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -104.19° West, 31.672° North, depth 5.8948 km. Event id: tx2024llaj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000mrpi, tx2024llaj. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:32:38 / 1:32 pm (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 72 km (44 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pecos.

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 54 km NW of Toyah, Texas.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -104.19° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.672° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.8948 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 2024-06-11 13:32:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-11 14:59:59 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 129 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 43 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 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 61 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 tx2024llaj Id of event.
Event Code 2024llaj An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mrpi,tx2024llaj, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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