A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Mentone in Texas. The temblor was picked up at 12:52:26 / 12:52 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 26/03/20 / 2020-03-26 18:52:26 / March 26, 2020 @ 6:52 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70008gnh. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008gnh. Exact location of earthquake, -104.03° West, 31.6962° North, depth 6.38 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.38 km (4 miles).
Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pecos (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km W of Mentone, Texas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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