A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Pecos in Texas. Unique identifier: us10006mi7. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006mi7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/09/16 / 2016-09-06 20:15:05 / September 6, 2016 @ 8:15 pm. The temblor was picked up at 15:15:05 / 3:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -103.2798 West, latitude 31.202 North, depth = 5 km.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Kermit (c. 5 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kermit, Monahans, Fort Stockton.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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