A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Santa Rosa in New Mexico on Friday. Global time and date of event 18/08/17 / 2017-08-18 15:30:03 / August 18, 2017 @ 3:30 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:30:03 / 8:30 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000a9ep. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a9ep. Exact location of earthquake, -104.3461° West, 34.9921° North, depth 5 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tucumcari. Epicenter of the event was 60 km (37 miles) from Tucumcari (c. 5 400 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 31 km E of Santa Rosa, New Mexico.
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