A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Nixon in Texas. Exact location, longitude -97.7924° West, latitude 29.1376° North, depth = 5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003mrl. Id of event: us20003mrl. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/09/15 / 2015-09-22 04:53:01 / September 22, 2015 @ 4:53 am. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:53:01 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alamo Heights, San Antonio, Live Oak. The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from San Antonio (c. 1 327 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from New Braunfels (c. 57 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Schertz (c. 31 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Seguin (c. 25 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Universal City (c. 18 500 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km S of Nixon, Texas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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