A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Socorro in New Mexico on Wednesday. Event id: us20003k43. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003k43. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/09/15 / 2015-09-16 19:34:08 / September 16, 2015 @ 7:34 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:34:08 / 1:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.8 km (4 miles). Exact location, longitude -106.7829° West, latitude 34.2857° North, depth = 5.8 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Lunas, Los Chavez, Belen (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 58 km (36 miles) from Los Lunas (c. 14 800 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Belen (c. 7 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Los Chavez (c. 5 400 pop). Close 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. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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