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Minor earthquake: M2.9 quake has struck near Snyder in Texas

Earthquake location 32.8856S, -100.9022WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Snyder in Texas. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/10/16 / 2016-10-27 08:02:21 / October 27, 2016 @ 8:02 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100072ah. Id of event: us100072ah. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -100.9022 West, latitude 32.8856 North, depth = 4.07 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.07 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:02:21 / 3:02 am (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sweetwater, Post, Snyder. Epicenter of the earthquake was 19 km (12 miles) from Snyder (c. 11 200 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Sweetwater (c. 10 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Post (c. 5 400 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km N of Snyder, Texas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -100.9022° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.8856° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.07 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km N 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 2016-10-27 08:02:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-10-27 08:14:45 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 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 129 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 1.092 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 us100072ah Id of event.
Event Code 100072ah An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100072ah, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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