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Minor earthquake: M2.6 quake strikes near Poth in Texas

Earthquake location 29.0606S, -97.9009WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.6 (mg/mb) was reported Friday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Poth in Texas. The temblor was reported at 05:01:39 / 5:01 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-30 11:01:39 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -97.9009 West, latitude 29.0606 North, depth 5 km.

Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (44 miles) from San Antonio (c. 1 327 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from New Braunfels (c. 57 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Schertz (c. 31 500 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Seguin (c. 25 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Universal City (c. 18 500 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Beeville, New Braunfels, Luling.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.9009° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 29.0606° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km E of Poth, Texas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-30 11:01:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-02-01 22:35:37 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 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 104 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 0.22 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.06 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 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 usc000tksx Id of event.
Event Code c000tksx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000tksx A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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