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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag was detected near Coyanosa in Texas

Earthquake location 31.1282S, -103.2702WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -103.2702° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.1282° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23 km WSW of Coyanosa, Texas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-17 10:23:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-17 10:45:17 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 148 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.015 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000crs3 Id of event.
Event Code 7000crs3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000crs3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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