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Minor earthquake 3 mag, 34 km NW of Toyah, Texas

Earthquake location 31.5583S, -104.0149WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Toyah in Texas. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000n8jv. Id of event: us6000n8jv. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -104.0149 West, latitude 31.5583 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was reported at 05:34:50 / 5:34 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 27/06/24 / 2024-06-27 05:34:50 / June 27, 2024 @ 5:34 am UTC/GMT.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pecos (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 34 km NW of Toyah, Texas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -104.0149° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.5583° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34 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 2024-06-27 05:34:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-27 05:40:35 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 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 29 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.108 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 72 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 us6000n8jv Id of event.
Event Code 6000n8jv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000n8jv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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