A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Pecos in Texas on Wednesday. Event id: us70008xb9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008xb9. Exact location, longitude -103.3317° West, latitude 31.0897° North, depth = 5 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:58:40 / 9:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/04/20 / 2020-04-16 03:58:40 / April 16, 2020 @ 3:58 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Monahans, Fort Stockton, Pecos. Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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