A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Whites City in New Mexico. Exact location, longitude -104.3052° West, latitude 31.7236° North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: us7000bncm. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bncm. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/20 / 2020-09-15 02:52:14 / September 15, 2020 @ 2:52 am. The temblor was picked up at 02:52:14 / 2:52 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carlsbad. Epicenter of the earthquake was 78 km (48 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 26 100 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 50 km S of Whites City, New Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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