A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Pecos in Texas. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008ev2. Id of event: us70008ev2. Exact location of earthquake, -103.3511° West, 31.1009° North, depth 5 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:10:06 / 5:10 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/03/20 / 2020-03-23 23:10:06 / March 23, 2020 @ 11:10 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Monahans, Fort Stockton, Pecos.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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