A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Pecos in Texas. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004raw. Unique identifier: us10004raw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:53:53 / 1:53 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -103.357 West, latitude 31.2224 North, depth = 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/02/16 / 2016-02-20 07:53:53 / February 20, 2016 @ 7:53 am.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kermit, Monahans, Fort Stockton. Event epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kermit (c. 5 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 25 km SSE of Pecos, Texas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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