A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Pecos in Texas. The temblor was reported at 06:34:28 / 6:34 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -103.5182 West, latitude 31.3256 North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/03/20 / 2020-03-02 12:34:28 / March 2, 2020 @ 12:34 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600087uk. Id of event: us600087uk.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kermit, Monahans, Pecos. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Kermit (c. 5 700 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km SSW of Pecos, Texas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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