A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Pecos in Texas. Id of earthquake: us70005wf1. Event ids that are associated: us70005wf1. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -103.8028 West, latitude 31.2258 North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/10/19 / 2019-10-20 19:30:37 / October 20, 2019 @ 7:30 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 13:30:37 / 1:30 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pecos. Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
Questions or comments?
Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 36 km SW of Pecos, Texas.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.