A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Pecos in Texas. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/09/17 / 2017-09-27 09:16:23 / September 27, 2017 @ 9:16 am. Event id: us1000av65. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000av65. Exact location of earthquake, -103.2141° West, 31.1808° North, depth 5 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:16:23 / 3:16 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 38 km (23 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Kermit (c. 5 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kermit, Monahans, Fort Stockton (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 37 km SE of Pecos, Texas.
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