A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Mentone in Texas on Wednesday. Exact location of event, longitude -104.1339 West, latitude 31.6882 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 14:07:37 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000c6s7. Event ids that are associated: us7000c6s7. Global time and date of event 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 14:07:37 / October 28, 2020 @ 2:07 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 26 100 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 50 km W of Mentone, Texas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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