A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was reported 65 km SSW of Whites City, New Mexico (40 miles) on Sunday. The 3.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:29:16 / 10:29 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.14 km (4 miles). Global time and date of event 16/08/20 / 2020-08-16 10:29:16 / August 16, 2020 @ 10:29 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000bfkn. Event ids that are associated: us6000bfkn. Exact location of event, longitude -104.5983 West, latitude 31.6169 North, depth = 6.14 km.
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 65 km SSW of Whites City, New Mexico.
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