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Minor earthquake: M2.9 quake has struck near Pecos in Texas

Earthquake location 31.1559S, -103.2311WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -103.2311° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.1559° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km 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 2020-01-04 18:23:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-04 20:45:06 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 129 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 0.248 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 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 ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70006uqn Id of event.
Event Code 70006uqn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006uqn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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