A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Socorro in New Mexico on Monday. Global time and date of event 11/12/17 / 2017-12-11 11:41:24 / December 11, 2017 @ 11:41 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -106.7799° West, latitude 33.9625° North, depth = 6.3 km. The temblor was detected at 04:41:24 / 4:41 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000c2tu. Event ids that are associated: us2000c2tu. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.3 km (4 miles).
Epicenter of the event was 15 km (9 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Socorro (min 5000 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 14 km SE of Socorro, New Mexico.
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