A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Pecos in Texas on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -103.8035 West, latitude 31.1848 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was reported at 10:44:49 / 10:44 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/17 / 2017-09-01 16:44:49 / September 1, 2017 @ 4:44 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000advq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000advq.
Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pecos (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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 one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 39 km SW of Pecos, Texas.
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