A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Coyanosa in Texas. Event id: us7000crs3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000crs3. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/12/20 / 2020-12-17 10:23:54 / December 17, 2020 @ 10:23 am. The temblor was reported at 10:23:54 / 10:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -103.2702° West, latitude 31.1282° North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monahans, Fort Stockton, Pecos (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Fort Stockton (c. 8 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Monahans (c. 7 000 pop). Nearby 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 23 km WSW of Coyanosa, Texas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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