A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Pecos in Texas. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -103.269 West, latitude 31.1735 North, depth = 5 km. Id of earthquake: us2000a95w. Event ids that are associated: us2000a95w. The temblor was detected at 14:42:59 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/08/17 / 2017-08-17 20:42:59 / August 17, 2017 @ 8:42 pm.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monahans, Fort Stockton, Pecos (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 35 km (22 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 34 km SE of Pecos, Texas.
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