A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Snyder in Texas. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/10/18 / 2018-10-28 14:21:13 / October 28, 2018 @ 2:21 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hi86. Id of event: us1000hi86. Exact location of earthquake, -100.8884° West, 32.8792° North, depth 5.19 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:21:13 / 8:21 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.19 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Event epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Snyder (c. 11 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Sweetwater (c. 10 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Post (c. 5 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sweetwater, Post, Snyder (min 5000 pop). Close 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km N of Snyder, Texas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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