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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag was detected near Poth in Texas

Earthquake location 28.8503S, -98.1699WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Poth in Texas on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/01/18 / 2018-01-07 08:56:55 / January 7, 2018 @ 8:56 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:56:55 / 2:56 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000c1ny. Id of event: us1000c1ny. Exact location of earthquake, -98.1699° West, 28.8503° North, depth 5 km.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cibolo, Schertz, Universal City (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from San Antonio (c. 1 327 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Schertz (c. 31 500 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Universal City (c. 18 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Converse (c. 18 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Cibolo (c. 15 300 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 25 km SSW of Poth, Texas.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.1699° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.8503° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km SSW of Poth, Texas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-01-07 08:56:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-01-07 09:06:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 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 158 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 0.317 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.03 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 80 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 us1000c1ny Id of event.
Event Code 1000c1ny An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000c1ny, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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