A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Falls City in Texas. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -98.1163° West, 28.8881° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/01/21 / 2021-01-03 17:34:50 / January 3, 2021 @ 5:34 pm. The temblor was picked up at 17:34:50 / 5:34 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d5ab. Id of event: us6000d5ab.
Event epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from San Antonio (c. 1 327 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Schertz (c. 31 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Seguin (c. 25 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Universal City (c. 18 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Converse (c. 18 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Seguin, Cibolo, Schertz (min 5000 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 one 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km SW of Falls City, Texas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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