Earthquake Rattles Snyder, Texas

Earthquake location 32.9138S, -100.8899W

A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Snyder in Texas on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/01/19 / 2019-01-18 10:20:28 / January 18, 2019 @ 10:20 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -100.8899 West, latitude 32.9138 North, depth = 5 km. The temblor was reported at 04:20:28 / 4:20 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j5p3. Id of event: us2000j5p3.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sweetwater, Post, Snyder (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Snyder (c. 11 200 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Sweetwater (c. 10 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Post (c. 5 400 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

Original Article:http://www.earthquakenewstoday.com/2019/01/18/minor-earthquake-2-8-mag-has-occurred-near-snyder-in-texas-2/

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