A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Pecos in Texas on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -103.248° West, 31.1091° North, depth 1.03 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.03 km (1 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/03/19 / 2019-03-19 11:30:09 / March 19, 2019 @ 11:30 am. The temblor was detected at 05:30:09 / 5:30 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000jigx. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jigx.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monahans, Fort Stockton, Pecos (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 41 km SE of Pecos, Texas.
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