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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag has occurred near Karnes City in Texas

Earthquake location 28.9639S, -98.0028WA 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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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km NW of Karnes City, Texas.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -98.0028° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 28.9639° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 15.15 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NW of Karnes City, Texas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-12-22 05:32:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-22 05:41:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 168 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 1.153 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 114 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 us2000iw7c Id of event.
Event Code 2000iw7c An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000iw7c, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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