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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag was detected near Pecos in New Mexico

Earthquake location 35.7736S, -105.6539WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -105.6539° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 35.7736° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km N of Pecos, 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 2019-01-26 07:21:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-26 08:12:16 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 129 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 1.055 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.48 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 86 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 us2000j94r Id of event.
Event Code 2000j94r An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j94r, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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