A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Karnes City in Texas on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -97.8943° West, latitude 29.0274° North, depth = 5 km. Global time and date of event 09/01/18 / 2018-01-09 20:14:03 / January 9, 2018 @ 8:14 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 14:14:03 / 2:14 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000c2ri. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000c2ri. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Luling, Alamo Heights, Selma. Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from San Antonio (c. 1 327 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Schertz (c. 31 500 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Seguin (c. 25 200 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Universal City (c. 18 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Converse (c. 18 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, 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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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