A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Mentone in Texas. Exact location, longitude -104.1057° West, latitude 31.736° North, depth = 8.03 km. The temblor was reported at 03:52:27 / 3:52 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 8.03 km (5 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/20 / 2020-09-03 03:52:27 / September 3, 2020 @ 3:52 am. Event id: us7000bh0h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bh0h.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carlsbad, Pecos (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 26 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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