A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Pecos in Texas. Exact location of event, longitude -103.2298 West, latitude 31.1497 North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/12/19 / 2019-12-20 19:00:25 / December 20, 2019 @ 7:00 pm. Unique identifier: us70006p74. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006p74. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:00:25 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Monahans, Fort Stockton, Pecos (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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