A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Mentone in Texas. Unique identifier: us7000bq0y. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bq0y. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/09/20 / 2020-09-18 21:48:27 / September 18, 2020 @ 9:48 pm. The temblor was picked up at 21:48:27 / 9:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -104.1048 West, latitude 31.714 North, depth = 5 km.
The epicenter was 79 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). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carlsbad, Pecos (min 5000 pop).
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 eight and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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