A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Toyah in Texas. Event id: us7000am8b. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000am8b. The temblor was reported at 08:47:54 / 8:47 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/07/20 / 2020-07-12 08:47:54 / July 12, 2020 @ 8:47 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -104.2091° West, latitude 31.595° North, depth = 5 km.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pecos (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 50 km NW of Toyah, Texas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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