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Minor earthquake, 3.3 mag was detected near Smiley in Texas

Earthquake location 29.1851S, -97.5436WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Smiley in Texas on Sunday. Unique identifier: us6000dff6. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dff6. The temblor was detected at 20:40:51 / 8:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -97.5436 West, latitude 29.1851 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/02/21 / 2021-02-07 20:40:51 / February 7, 2021 @ 8:40 pm.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Schertz, New Braunfels, Lockhart. Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (42 miles) from Victoria (c. 62 600 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from New Braunfels (c. 57 700 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Schertz (c. 31 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Seguin (c. 25 200 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Cibolo (c. 15 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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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. 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: 12 km SE of Smiley, Texas.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -97.5436° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 29.1851° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12 km SE of Smiley, Texas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-07 20:40:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-07 20:51:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 168 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.216 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 153 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000dff6 Id of event.
Event Code 6000dff6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000dff6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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