A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Pecos in Texas. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:57:29 / 4:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -103.1388 West, latitude 31.3419 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: us20009kuh. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009kuh. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/06/17 / 2017-06-05 22:57:29 / June 5, 2017 @ 10:57 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Kermit (c. 5 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kermit, Fort Stockton, Monahans. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 34 km ESE of Pecos, Texas.
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