Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - Culberson County, Texas, 53 mi south of Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA, on Monday, Apr 26, 2021 5:46 pm (GMT -5) -

Light mag. 3.2 earthquake - Culberson County, Texas, 53 mi south of Carlsbad, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA, on Monday, Apr 26, 2021 5:46 pm (GMT -5)

Light magnitude 3.2 earthquake at 7 km depth

26 Apr 23:15 UTC: First to report: USGS after 29 minutes.
Update Mon, 26 Apr 2021, 23:21
Small magnitude 3.2 earthquake 39 miles northwest of Toyah, Texas, United States
3.2 quake 26 Apr 5:46 pm (GMT -5)
3.2 quake 26 Apr 5:46 pm (GMT -5)
A very shallow magnitude 3.2 earthquake was reported in the afternoon near Toyah, Reeves County, Texas, USA.
According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake hit on Monday 26 April 2021 at 5:46 pm local time at a very shallow depth of 4.5 miles. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Toyah (pop. 98, 39 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data

Date & time: Apr 26, 2021 22:46:49 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Monday, Apr 26, 2021 5:46 pm (GMT -5)
Magnitude: 3.2
Depth: 7.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.66202°N / 104.30194°W (Culberson, Texas, United States)
Antipode: 31.662°S / 75.698°E
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (38 mi) NW of Toyah (Texas) (pop: 98) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) SSW of Loving (pop: 1,410) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) WNW of Pecos (Texas) (pop: 9,520) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) S of Carlsbad (pop: 29,000) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) W of Kermit (Winkler County, Texas) (pop: 6,430) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) S of Artesia (Eddy County) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) W of Monahans (Ward County, Texas) (pop: 7,690) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) SW of Hobbs (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
208 km (129 mi) SE of Alamogordo (pop: 30,800) --> See nearby quakes!
644 km (400 mi) WNW of Waterloo (Texas) (pop: 931,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 109 joules (1.11 megawatt hours, equivalent to 0.951 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
Mag.DepthLocationSource
3.27.3 km57 Km S of Whites City, New Mexico, USAUSGS
3.25 kmWESTERN TEXAS, USAEMSC

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