A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Pecos in Texas. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 09:04:05 / March 23, 2020 @ 9:04 am. The temblor was detected at 03:04:05 / 3:04 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008efl. Unique identifier: us70008efl. Exact location of event, longitude -103.3504 West, latitude 31.1034 North, depth = 5 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 38 km (24 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Monahans, Fort Stockton, Pecos.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 37 km SSE of Pecos, Texas.
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