A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Pecos in Texas on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/09/17 / 2017-09-14 20:11:54 / September 14, 2017 @ 8:11 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -103.2707° West, 31.123° North, depth 5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000amr0. Id of event: us2000amr0. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 14:11:54 / 2:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 39 km (25 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monahans, Fort Stockton, Pecos.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 39 km SSE of Pecos, Texas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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