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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 14 km SSE of Pecos, Texas

Earthquake location 31.3035S, -103.4226WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Pecos in Texas on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -103.4226 West, latitude 31.3035 North, depth = 2.36 km. The temblor was reported at 08:37:50 / 8:37 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000h767. Event ids that are associated: us2000h767. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.36 km (1 miles). Global time and date of event 03/09/18 / 2018-09-03 14:37:50 / September 3, 2018 @ 2:37 pm UTC/GMT.

The epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Kermit (c. 5 700 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kermit, Fort Stockton, Monahans. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 14 km SSE of Pecos, Texas.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -103.4226° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.3035° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km 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 2018-09-03 14:37:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-03 17:28:04 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 121 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 0.384 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.43 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 58 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 us2000h767 Id of event.
Event Code 2000h767 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000h767, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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