A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 56 km S of Whites City, New Mexico (35 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 07:53:15 / 7:53 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/07/20 / 2020-07-04 07:53:15 / July 4, 2020 @ 7:53 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -104.3317° West, 31.6665° North, depth 5 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ahu4. Id of event: us7000ahu4.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 56 km S of Whites City, New Mexico.
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