A 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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