A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Pecos in Texas. The temblor was picked up at 00:24:37 / 12:24 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000aevc. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000aevc. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 06:24:37 / September 3, 2017 @ 6:24 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -103.3602° West, 31.1738° North, depth 5 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kermit, Monahans, Fort Stockton (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 30 km (19 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Kermit (c. 5 700 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 30 km SSE of Pecos, Texas.
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