A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Poth in Texas. Exact location, longitude -98.1843° West, latitude 28.8464° North, depth = 5 km. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:37:17 / 9:37 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000c1fk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000c1fk. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/01/18 / 2018-01-06 15:37:17 / January 6, 2018 @ 3:37 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Leon Valley, Seguin, Selma. Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from San Antonio (c. 1 327 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Schertz (c. 31 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Seguin (c. 25 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Universal City (c. 18 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Converse (c. 18 200 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Cibolo (c. 15 300 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 26 km SSW of Poth, Texas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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