A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Pecos in Texas. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 14:44:55 / November 10, 2017 @ 2:44 pm. The temblor was detected at 08:44:55 / 8:44 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000blfb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000blfb. Exact location, longitude -103.3297° West, latitude 31.1897° North, depth = 5 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kermit, Monahans, Fort Stockton. Event epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Kermit (c. 5 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km SSE of Pecos, Texas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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