A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 73 km SSW of Loving, New Mexico (45 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -104.3919° West, 31.671° North, depth 5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 17:38:02 / May 12, 2020 @ 5:38 pm. The temblor was detected at 11:38:02 / 11:38 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: us70009etd. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009etd.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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: 73 km SSW of Loving, New Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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