A 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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