A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Nixon in Texas. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:52:21 / 4:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/05/19 / 2019-05-14 10:52:21 / May 14, 2019 @ 10:52 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70003kxh. Event ids that are associated: us70003kxh. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.6568 West, latitude 29.2824 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from New Braunfels (c. 57 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from San Marcos (c. 44 900 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Schertz (c. 31 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Seguin (c. 25 200 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Universal City (c. 18 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Windcrest, Kirby, Live Oak.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 10 km E of Nixon, Texas.
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