A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Pecos in Texas. Exact location, longitude -103.5963° West, latitude 31.0239° North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 23:15:01 / 11:15 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/12/19 / 2019-12-10 05:15:01 / December 10, 2019 @ 5:15 am. Event id: us60006pnh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006pnh.
Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Alpine (c. 5 900 pop). Nearby 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 Alpine, Fort Stockton, Pecos.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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