Small 3.4 quake hits near Eagle Pass, Texas
Fri, 13 Nov 2020, 10:1310:13 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
Just 13 minutes ago, a 3.4-magnitude earthquake struck near the village of El Indio, Texas. The tremor was recorded early morning on Friday 13 November 2020 at 3.53 am local time, at a very shallow depth of 3.1 miles below the surface.
3.4 quake 7.2 miles S of El Indio 13 Nov 3.53 am (GMT -6)
The event was filed by the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the first seismological agency to report it.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.4 earthquake as well.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake should not have caused any significant damage, but was probably felt by many people as light vibration in the area of the epicenter. Weak shaking might have been felt in El Indio (pop. 200) located 7 miles from the epicenter.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Eidson Road (pop. 9,000) located 21 miles from the epicenter, Eagle Pass (pop. 28,800) 24 miles away, and Carrizo Springs (pop. 5,900) 29 miles away.
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Date & time: Fri, 13 Nov 09:53 UTC
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 28.4077°N / 100.3143°W
Primary data source: USGS