A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Mentone in Texas. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -104.1039 West, latitude 31.7377 North, depth = 6.91 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bgj8. Id of event: us7000bgj8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.91 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:13:18 / 2:13 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 14:13:18 / September 2, 2020 @ 2:13 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carlsbad, Pecos (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 77 km (48 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 26 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 47 km W of Mentone, Texas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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