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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag strikes near Lovington in New Mexico

Earthquake location 32.7813S, -103.4464WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Lovington in New Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -103.4464° West, latitude 32.7813° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 04:33:52 / June 28, 2020 @ 4:33 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000addx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000addx. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:33:52 / 4:33 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Seminole, Hobbs, Lovington (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Hobbs (c. 34 100 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Lovington (c. 11 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Seminole (c. 6 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 20 km SSW of Lovington, New Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -103.4464° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.7813° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 20 km SSW of Lovington, 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 2020-06-28 04:33:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-06-28 04:40:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 0.427 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.85 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 80 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 us7000addx Id of event.
Event Code 7000addx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000addx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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