A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 57 km S of Whites City, New Mexico (35 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -104.3824 West, latitude 31.6587 North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/09/20 / 2020-09-25 16:09:23 / September 25, 2020 @ 4:09 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 16:09:23 / 4:09 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c18r. Id of event: us6000c18r.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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