A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Monument in New Mexico. Exact location of event, longitude -103.4384 West, latitude 32.7421 North, depth = 5 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:57:10 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Event id: us7000aeli. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000aeli. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/06/20 / 2020-06-29 19:57:10 / June 29, 2020 @ 7:57 pm.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 29 km (18 miles) from Hobbs (c. 34 100 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Lovington (c. 11 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Seminole (c. 6 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Seminole, Hobbs, Lovington (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 20 km NW of Monument, New Mexico.
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