A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Mentone in Texas. Event id: us70009fl8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009fl8. Exact location of event, longitude -104.0493 West, latitude 31.6927 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 14:39:45 / 2:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/05/20 / 2020-05-13 20:39:45 / May 13, 2020 @ 8:39 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pecos. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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