A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Pecos in Texas on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -103.2493 West, latitude 31.1045 North, depth = 1.53 km. The temblor was reported at 18:04:16 / 6:04 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 1.53 km (1 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/01/20 / 2020-01-30 00:04:16 / January 30, 2020 @ 12:04 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us60007jn0. Unique identifier: us60007jn0.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monahans, Fort Stockton, Pecos (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 42 km SSE of Pecos, Texas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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