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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag was detected near Snyder in Texas

Earthquake location 32.9193S, -100.8634WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Snyder in Texas. The temblor was detected at 04:17:37 / 4:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.65 km (2 miles). Unique identifier: us2000d6bk. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000d6bk. Global time and date of event 22/02/18 / 2018-02-22 10:17:37 / February 22, 2018 @ 10:17 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 3.65 km, -100.8634° West, 32.9193° North.

The epicenter was 23 km (14 miles) from Snyder (c. 11 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Sweetwater (c. 10 900 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Post (c. 5 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sweetwater, Post, Snyder. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, 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.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 22 km NNE of Snyder, Texas.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -100.8634° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.9193° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.65 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km NNE of Snyder, Texas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-02-22 10:17:37 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-02-22 11:14:59 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 129 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 0.044 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 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 us2000d6bk Id of event.
Event Code 2000d6bk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000d6bk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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