A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Pecos in New Mexico on Saturday. The temblor was picked up at 00:21:53 / 12:21 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/01/19 / 2019-01-26 07:21:53 / January 26, 2019 @ 7:21 am. Exact location of event, longitude -105.6539 West, latitude 35.7736 North, depth = 1.68 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j94r. Id of event: us2000j94r. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.68 km (1 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Taos, Los Alamos, White Rock. Earthquake epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Santa Fe (c. 67 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Las Vegas (c. 13 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Los Alamos (c. 12 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Española (c. 10 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Eldorado at Santa Fe (c. 6 100 pop).
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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 22 km N of Pecos, New Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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