A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Fort Stockton in Texas on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location, longitude -103.2419° West, latitude 31.0773° North, depth = 5 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:50:19 / 5:50 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 11:50:19 / May 21, 2020 @ 11:50 am. Id of earthquake: us70009meb. Event ids that are associated: us70009meb.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Monahans, Pecos, Fort Stockton. Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 40 km WNW of Fort Stockton, Texas.
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