A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Mentone in Texas. Global time and date of event 26/03/20 / 2020-03-26 16:16:16 / March 26, 2020 @ 4:16 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -103.9958° West, latitude 31.7095° North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:16:16 / 10:16 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008giv. Unique identifier: us70008giv.
Event epicenter was 57 km (36 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pecos.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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 W of Mentone, Texas.
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