A 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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