A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Mentone in Texas. The temblor was detected at 15:44:53 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000cfb8. Event ids that are associated: us7000cfb8. Exact location, longitude -104.0918° West, latitude 31.7249° North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 15/11/20 / 2020-11-15 15:44:53 / November 15, 2020 @ 3:44 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 26 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carlsbad, Pecos. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 sixty-four 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 46 km W of Mentone, Texas.
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