A 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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