A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Pecos in Texas. Exact location of event, longitude -103.2311 West, latitude 31.1559 North, depth = 1.25 km. The temblor was detected at 12:23:33 / 12:23 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006uqn. Id of event: us70006uqn. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.25 km (1 miles). Global time and date of event 04/01/20 / 2020-01-04 18:23:33 / January 4, 2020 @ 6:23 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monahans, Fort Stockton, Pecos. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop).
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km SE of Pecos, Texas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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