A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 52 km SSW of Whites City, New Mexico (32 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.1 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 13:43:47 / 1:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -104.5745 West, latitude 31.732 North, depth = 5.1 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/10/20 / 2020-10-07 13:43:47 / October 7, 2020 @ 1:43 pm. Unique identifier: us6000c6f3. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c6f3.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 52 km SSW of Whites City, New Mexico.
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