A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Mentone in Texas. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:27:06 / 7:27 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008i15. Unique identifier: us70008i15. Global time and date of event 29/03/20 / 2020-03-29 01:27:06 / March 29, 2020 @ 1:27 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -103.975 West, latitude 31.7181 North, depth = 5 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kermit, Carlsbad, Pecos (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 26 100 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Kermit (c. 5 700 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 35 km W of Mentone, Texas.
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