A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 73 km NNE of Van Horn, Texas (45 miles). Exact location, longitude -104.5426° West, latitude 31.6512° North, depth = 10.39 km. Event id: us1000jk54. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jk54. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:27:30 / 1:27 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.39 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/03/19 / 2019-03-22 07:27:30 / March 22, 2019 @ 7:27 am.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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