A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Pecos in Texas on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/11/18 / 2018-11-02 03:56:21 / November 2, 2018 @ 3:56 am. The temblor was reported at 21:56:21 / 9:56 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.31 km (1 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000i5r8. Event ids that are associated: us2000i5r8. Exact location, longitude -103.4833° West, latitude 30.948° North, depth = 1.31 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Alpine (c. 5 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alpine, Fort Stockton, Pecos (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 52 km S of Pecos, Texas.
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