A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Snyder in Texas. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000314m. Unique identifier: us2000314m. Global time and date of event 29/07/15 / 2015-07-29 01:47:27 / July 29, 2015 @ 1:47 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:47:27 / 8:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -100.891° West, latitude 32.9133° North, depth = 5 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sweetwater, Post, Snyder. Earthquake epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Snyder (c. 11 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Sweetwater (c. 10 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Post (c. 5 400 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 21 km N of Snyder, Texas.
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