A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Fort Stockton in Texas. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 05:42:02 / March 2, 2018 @ 5:42 am. The temblor was reported at 23:42:02 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 2.69 km, -103.3044° West, 31.034° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.69 km (2 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000daup. Unique identifier: us2000daup.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monahans, Pecos, Fort Stockton (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 43 km WNW of Fort Stockton, Texas.
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