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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag was detected near Pecos in Texas

Earthquake location 31.1045S, -103.2493WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -103.2493° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.1045° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.53 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42km SSE 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 2020-01-30 00:04:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-30 00:25:17 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 121 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 0.195 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.55 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 52 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 us60007jn0 Id of event.
Event Code 60007jn0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60007jn0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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