A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Snyder in Texas. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/03/20 / 2020-03-14 01:09:41 / March 14, 2020 @ 1:09 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.24 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -100.9353 West, latitude 32.869 North, depth = 1.24 km. The temblor was detected at 19:09:41 / 7:09 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60008fga. Unique identifier: us60008fga.
Event epicenter was 17 km (10 miles) from Snyder (c. 11 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Sweetwater (c. 10 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Post (c. 5 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sweetwater, Post, Snyder.
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 three 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. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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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