A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 55 km S of Whites City, New Mexico (34 miles). Event id: us6000bje3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bje3. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:40:15 / 1:40 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 23/08/20 / 2020-08-23 13:40:15 / August 23, 2020 @ 1:40 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -104.4054 West, latitude 31.6775 North, depth = 5 km.
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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 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: 55 km S of Whites City, New Mexico.
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