A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Karnes City in Texas. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 06:30:17 / 6:30 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cjxf. Unique identifier: us2000cjxf. Exact location, longitude -98.0744° West, latitude 28.8273° North, depth = 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/01/18 / 2018-01-16 12:30:17 / January 16, 2018 @ 12:30 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 57 km (35 miles) from Beeville (c. 12 900 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Pleasanton (c. 8 900 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Kirby (c. 8 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Floresville (c. 6 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kirby, Beeville, Pleasanton. Close 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 in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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