A 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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