A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Pecos in Texas. Global time and date of event 28/12/19 / 2019-12-28 10:54:42 / December 28, 2019 @ 10:54 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 04:54:42 / 4:54 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006rvb. Id of event: us70006rvb. Exact location of event, longitude -103.2425 West, latitude 31.1613 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 38 km (23 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kermit (c. 5 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kermit, Monahans, Fort Stockton (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 37 km SE of Pecos, Texas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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