A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Karnes City in Texas on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 15.15 km, -98.0028° West, 28.9639° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.15 km (9 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:32:48 / 11:32 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/12/18 / 2018-12-22 05:32:48 / December 22, 2018 @ 5:32 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000iw7c. Id of event: us2000iw7c.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gonzales, Lackland Air Force Base, Selma (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from San Antonio (c. 1 327 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Schertz (c. 31 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Seguin (c. 25 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Universal City (c. 18 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Converse (c. 18 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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