A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Nixon in Texas on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -97.5133 West, latitude 29.2293 North, depth = 5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20004h1n. Unique identifier: us20004h1n. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 14/12/15 / 2015-12-14 12:35:03 / December 14, 2015 @ 12:35 pm UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:35:03 / 6:35 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 68 km (43 miles) from Victoria (c. 62 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Seguin (c. 25 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Cibolo (c. 15 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Lockhart (c. 12 700 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Gonzales (c. 7 200 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cibolo, Lockhart, Victoria (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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