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Minor earthquake: M3.4 quake has struck near Poth in Texas

Earthquake location 28.9741S, -98.0107WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Poth in Texas. Exact location of earthquake, -98.0107° West, 28.9741° North, depth 5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dvdg. Id of event: us1000dvdg. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/05/18 / 2018-05-01 16:28:54 / May 1, 2018 @ 4:28 pm. The temblor was detected at 10:28:54 / 10:28 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Leon Valley, New Braunfels, Gonzales. Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from San Antonio (c. 1 327 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from New Braunfels (c. 57 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Schertz (c. 31 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Seguin (c. 25 200 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Universal City (c. 18 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km SSE of Poth, Texas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.0107° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.9741° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km SSE of Poth, Texas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-01 16:28:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-01 16:41:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 178 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 0.213 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.98 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 78 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 us1000dvdg Id of event.
Event Code 1000dvdg An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000dvdg, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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