A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 74 km SSW of Loving, New Mexico (46 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 05:51:00 / 5:51 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/02/19 / 2019-02-20 11:51:00 / February 20, 2019 @ 11:51 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -104.3839 West, latitude 31.6582 North, depth = 5 km. Unique identifier: us2000jklt. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jklt.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 74 km SSW of Loving, New Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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