A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 55 km SSW of Whites City, New Mexico (34 miles) on Friday. The temblor was detected at 03:35:31 / 3:35 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c6xp. Id of event: us6000c6xp. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -104.583 West, latitude 31.7094 North, depth = 5 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/10/20 / 2020-10-09 03:35:31 / October 9, 2020 @ 3:35 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 55 km SSW of Whites City, New Mexico.
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