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Minor earthquake, 3 mag was detected near Pecos in Texas



Earthquake location 31.1897S, -103.3297WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -103.3297° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.1897° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km SSE of Pecos, Texas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-10 14:44:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-10 15:09:18 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 138 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.494 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 104 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000blfb Id of event.
Event Code 2000blfb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000blfb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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