A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Mentone in Texas. Exact location, longitude -104.1905° West, latitude 31.6161° North, depth = 5 km. Event id: us60006sme. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006sme. The temblor was reported at 05:16:58 / 5:16 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/12/19 / 2019-12-17 11:16:58 / December 17, 2019 @ 11:16 am.
Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pecos. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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. 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: 56 km W of Mentone, Texas.
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