A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Karnes City in Texas. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/04/20 / 2020-04-18 13:33:34 / April 18, 2020 @ 1:33 pm. Exact location, longitude -97.8192° West, latitude 29.0601° North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was reported at 07:33:34 / 7:33 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us70008zdf. Event ids that are associated: us70008zdf.
Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from San Antonio (c. 1 327 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from New Braunfels (c. 57 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Schertz (c. 31 500 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Seguin (c. 25 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Universal City (c. 18 500 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alamo Heights, New Braunfels, San Antonio. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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