A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Pecos in Texas on Friday. The temblor was reported at 11:05:36 / 11:05 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000a4kd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a4kd. Global time and date of event 04/08/17 / 2017-08-04 17:05:36 / August 4, 2017 @ 5:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 2.72 km, -103.2713° West, 31.161° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.72 km (2 miles).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 36 km (22 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Monahans, Fort Stockton, Pecos.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 35 km SE of Pecos, Texas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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