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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag was detected near Toyah in Texas

Earthquake location 31.666S, -104.192WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Toyah in Texas on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/07/24 / 2024-07-02 23:41:24 / July 2, 2024 @ 11:41 pm. Id of earthquake: tx2024mydy. Event ids that are associated: tx2024mydy. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.1001 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:41:24 / 11:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -104.192° West, latitude 31.666° North, depth = 5.1001 km.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pecos (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 72 km (44 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -104.192° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.666° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.1001 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 2024-07-02 23:41:24 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-07-03 00:10:56 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 ,tx, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 23 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 62 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 tx2024mydy Id of event.
Event Code 2024mydy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,tx2024mydy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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