A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Pecos in Texas on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/09/17 / 2017-09-27 09:15:12 / September 27, 2017 @ 9:15 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000av9q. Unique identifier: us2000av9q. The temblor was picked up at 03:15:12 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -103.2693° West, 31.1511° North.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monahans, Fort Stockton, Pecos (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 36 km SE of Pecos, Texas.
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