A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 57 km S of Whites City, New Mexico (35 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 19:02:29 / 7:02 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000c451. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c451. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -104.3691 West, latitude 31.6581 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 19:02:29 / October 1, 2020 @ 7:02 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 57 km S of Whites City, New Mexico.
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