A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Mentone in Texas on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 17:07:28 / 5:07 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d5a6. Id of event: us6000d5a6. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.44 km (4 miles). Exact location, longitude -104.139° West, latitude 31.7047° North, depth = 6.44 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 17:07:28 / January 3, 2021 @ 5:07 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pecos (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 51 km W of Mentone, Texas.
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