A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Mentone in Texas on Sunday. Exact location of event, longitude -104.0869 West, latitude 31.7227 North, depth = 5 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:15:45 / 4:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/11/20 / 2020-11-01 04:15:45 / November 1, 2020 @ 4:15 am. Unique identifier: us7000c8vt. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c8vt.
Event epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pecos (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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