A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Fort Stockton in Texas. Exact location of earthquake, -103.043° West, 31.1383° North, depth 5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us60006suh. Unique identifier: us60006suh. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 15:13:13 / 3:13 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 21:13:13 / December 17, 2019 @ 9:13 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pecos, Monahans, Fort Stockton (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 53 km (33 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 31 km NNW of Fort Stockton, Texas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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