A 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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