A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Pecos in Texas. Unique identifier: us10008g52. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008g52. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/04/17 / 2017-04-10 01:18:43 / April 10, 2017 @ 1:18 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.88 km (1 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:18:43 / 7:18 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -103.2637° West, latitude 31.136° North, depth = 1.88 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Monahans, Fort Stockton, Pecos (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 38 km SE of Pecos, Texas.
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