A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Mentone in Texas on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us70008gas. Event ids that are associated: us70008gas. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/03/20 / 2020-03-26 08:52:42 / March 26, 2020 @ 8:52 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.41 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 02:52:42 / 2:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -103.9912° West, 31.6939° North, depth 8.41 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 26 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Kermit (c. 5 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kermit, Carlsbad, Pecos.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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