A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Mentone in Texas. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:06:51 / 11:06 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70006pgj. Event ids that are associated: us70006pgj. The epicenter was at a depth of 1.49 km (1 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -104.2154 West, latitude 31.6528 North, depth = 1.49 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/12/19 / 2019-12-21 17:06:51 / December 21, 2019 @ 5:06 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pecos. Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 58 km W of Mentone, Texas.
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