A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Pecos in Texas. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/03/19 / 2019-03-21 10:53:17 / March 21, 2019 @ 10:53 am. Exact location of earthquake, -103.2497° West, 31.1039° North, depth 5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: us1000jjpx. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jjpx. The temblor was picked up at 04:53:17 / 4:53 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Monahans, Fort Stockton, Pecos.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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