A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Haslet in Texas. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000481d. Unique identifier: us1000481d. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.342 West, latitude 32.9929 North, depth = 4.18 km. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:29:55 / 4:29 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.18 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/12/15 / 2015-12-17 22:29:55 / December 17, 2015 @ 10:29 pm.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bowie, Pecan Plantation, Sunnyvale (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Dallas (c. 1 197 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Fort Worth (c. 741 200 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Arlington (c. 365 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Plano (c. 259 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Garland (c. 226 900 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. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km NNE of Haslet, Texas.
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