A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 69 kilometers (43 miles) from Loving in New Mexico. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009bmu. Unique identifier: us70009bmu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -104.3833° West, latitude 31.7134° North, depth = 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 10:59:38 / May 7, 2020 @ 10:59 am. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:59:38 / 4:59 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 26 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Carlsbad (min 5000 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 69 km SSW of Loving, New Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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