A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes western Texas kilometers (0 miles) from western Texas on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 09:44:02 / 9:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/08/17 / 2017-08-21 09:44:02 / August 21, 2017 @ 9:44 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.21 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -103.2522° West, latitude 31.1405° North, depth = 1.21 km. Event id: us2000aa4g. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000aa4g.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Monahans, Fort Stockton, Pecos. Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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