A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Socorro in New Mexico on Monday. Exact location, longitude -106.4342° West, latitude 34.0864° North, depth = 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/07/20 / 2020-07-13 21:36:36 / July 13, 2020 @ 9:36 pm. Unique identifier: us7000amzu. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000amzu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 21:36:36 / 9:36 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Los Chavez, Belen, Socorro (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Belen (c. 7 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Los Chavez (c. 5 400 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days 0 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 42 km E of Socorro, New Mexico.
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