A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Balmorhea in Texas. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/06/20 / 2020-06-05 02:41:39 / June 5, 2020 @ 2:41 am. Exact location, longitude -103.6187° West, latitude 31.0133° North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:41:39 / 2:41 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a6b3. Unique identifier: us6000a6b3.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Alpine, Fort Stockton, Pecos (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Alpine (c. 5 900 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 eight and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km ENE of Balmorhea, Texas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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