A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Pecos in Texas on Wednesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/02/20 / 2020-02-12 15:26:30 / February 12, 2020 @ 3:26 pm. The temblor was picked up at 09:26:30 / 9:26 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -103.5 West, latitude 31.5644 North, depth = 5 km. Event id: us70007nu1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007nu1.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Monahans, Kermit, Pecos (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Kermit (c. 5 700 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 six and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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