A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Poth in Texas on Thursday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/04/18 / 2018-04-26 18:49:47 / April 26, 2018 @ 6:49 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.66 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -98.0805 West, latitude 28.9511 North, depth = 4.66 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dsw1. Id of event: us1000dsw1. The temblor was reported at 12:49:47 / 12:49 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from San Antonio (c. 1 327 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Schertz (c. 31 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Seguin (c. 25 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Universal City (c. 18 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Converse (c. 18 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Leon Valley, Cuero, Selma (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km S of Poth, Texas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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