A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Mentone in Texas on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 04:51:46 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 04:51:46 / September 2, 2020 @ 4:51 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 8.58 km (5 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bgb8. Unique identifier: us7000bgb8. Exact location, longitude -104.099° West, latitude 31.7235° North, depth = 8.58 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carlsbad, Pecos. Earthquake epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 26 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 47 km W of Mentone, Texas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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