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Minor earthquake, 3 mag has occurred near Pecos in Texas

Earthquake location 31.1613S, -103.2425WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -103.2425° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.1613° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 37km SE of Pecos, Texas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-28 10:54:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-28 11:10:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 138 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.25 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.44 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70006rvb Id of event.
Event Code 70006rvb An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006rvb, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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