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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag has occurred near Mora in New Mexico

Earthquake location 35.8708S, -105.3739WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Mora in New Mexico on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/09/17 / 2017-09-29 11:35:53 / September 29, 2017 @ 11:35 am. The temblor was reported at 04:35:53 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: us2000awh2. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000awh2. Exact location, longitude -105.3739° West, latitude 35.8708° North, depth = 5 km.

The epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Santa Fe (c. 67 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Las Vegas (c. 13 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Española (c. 10 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Eldorado at Santa Fe (c. 6 100 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from White Rock (c. 5 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was White Rock, Española, Eldorado at Santa Fe (min 5000 pop).

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. 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.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km SSW of Mora, New Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -105.3739° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.8708° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12km SSW of Mora, New Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-29 11:35:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-29 11:57:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 158 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.005 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 100 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000awh2 Id of event.
Event Code 2000awh2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000awh2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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