A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Pecos in Texas. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/03/19 / 2019-03-23 14:04:59 / March 23, 2019 @ 2:04 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:04:59 / 8:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -103.4772° West, 31.1626° North, depth 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jkpm. Unique identifier: us1000jkpm.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monahans, Fort Stockton, Pecos. The epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven 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 respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 28 km S of Pecos, Texas.
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