International Disaster and Emergency Monitoring Center

Preliminary earthquake data and analysis

Earthquake Report
Base data
Event ID 255741
Event time 2020-09-03 03:52:27 (UTC)
Local time 2020-09-03 08:52:27 - [It was morning in the affected area.]
Last update 2020-09-03 04:00:00 (UTC)
Magnitude 3
Depth 8 km
Class Minor
Hypocenter Shallow depth
Mercalli scale 1
Possible effects People do not feel any Earth movement.
Data status
Data provider EMSC

Continent North-America
Country USA
Administration area Texas
Nearest settlement Orla
Distance 20 km
Course WSW
Surface type underground quake

Risk Analisys
Nearest nuclear power plants
There is no known nuclear power plant nearby.
Nearest marine ports
There is no known marine port nearby.
Nearest airports
Cavern City Air Terminal (69.49 km)
Nearest volcanoes
There is no known marine port nearby.
Quick Analysis
Due to the small magnitude of the earthquake and the moderate depth of the hypocenter, minimal damage is conceivable.