A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Crownpoint in New Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -107.7504 West, latitude 35.6286 North, depth = 20.01 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10005h45. Unique identifier: us10005h45. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/05/16 / 2016-05-13 13:22:44 / May 13, 2016 @ 1:22 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 07:22:44 / 7:22 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 20.01 km (12 miles).
Event epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Grants (c. 9 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Grants (min 5000 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. 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 0 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 36 km E of Crownpoint, New Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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