A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Snyder in Texas on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.24 km (1 miles). Event id: us70003i1i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003i1i. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -100.9173 West, latitude 32.8673 North, depth = 1.24 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/05/19 / 2019-05-07 20:27:17 / May 7, 2019 @ 8:27 pm. The temblor was reported at 14:27:17 / 2:27 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sweetwater, Post, Snyder. The epicenter was 17 km (10 miles) from Snyder (c. 11 200 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Sweetwater (c. 10 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Post (c. 5 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 16 km N of Snyder, Texas.
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