A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Karnes City in Texas on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.8904 West, latitude 29.0393 North, depth = 5.41 km. Global time and date of event 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 09:00:46 / July 2, 2017 @ 9:00 am UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:00:46 / 3:00 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.41 km (3 miles). Event id: us100095ul. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100095ul.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was New Braunfels, Yoakum, Luling (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from San Antonio (c. 1 327 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from New Braunfels (c. 57 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Schertz (c. 31 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Seguin (c. 25 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Universal City (c. 18 500 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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