A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Nixon in Texas. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:00:59 / 11:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -97.5084° West, latitude 29.2317° North, depth = 5 km. Event id: us2000jcm8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jcm8. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/19 / 2019-02-03 05:00:59 / February 3, 2019 @ 5:00 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 68 km (42 miles) from Victoria (c. 62 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Seguin (c. 25 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Cibolo (c. 15 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Lockhart (c. 12 700 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Gonzales (c. 7 200 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cibolo, Lockhart, Victoria (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. 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 have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 25 km E of Nixon, Texas. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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