A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Mentone in Texas. Exact location of earthquake, -104.0639° West, 31.7009° North, depth 5 km. Global time and date of event 26/03/20 / 2020-03-26 15:16:28 / March 26, 2020 @ 3:16 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70008ggn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008ggn. The temblor was picked up at 09:16:28 / 9:16 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kermit, Carlsbad, Pecos (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 82 km (51 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 26 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Kermit (c. 5 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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