A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Pecos in Texas on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:50:35 / 3:50 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000avcx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000avcx. Exact location, longitude -103.3181° West, latitude 31.1512° North, depth = 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/10/17 / 2017-10-21 21:50:35 / October 21, 2017 @ 9:50 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 34 km (21 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monahans, Fort Stockton, Pecos.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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