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Minor earthquake, 3.5 mag was detected near Snyder in Texas



Earthquake location 32.9092S, -100.8379WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Snyder in Texas on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, -100.8379° West, 32.9092° North, depth 2.34 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/01/16 / 2016-01-17 09:32:03 / January 17, 2016 @ 9:32 am. The temblor was detected at 03:32:03 / 3:32 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10004f5y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004f5y. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.34 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sweetwater, Post, Snyder (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Snyder (c. 11 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Sweetwater (c. 10 900 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Post (c. 5 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two 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.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 22 km NNE of Snyder, Texas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -100.8379° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.9092° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km NNE of Snyder, Texas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-17 09:32:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-17 09:43:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.95 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 189 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 1.046 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.73 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 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 us10004f5y Id of event.
Event Code 10004f5y An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10004f5y, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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