A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Toyah in Texas. Exact location, longitude -104.2151° West, latitude 31.5807° North, depth = 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/09/20 / 2020-09-07 01:16:00 / September 7, 2020 @ 1:16 am. Unique identifier: us7000bj4a. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bj4a. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:16:00 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pecos.
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 four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 49 km NW of Toyah, Texas.
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