A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 55 km SSW of Whites City, New Mexico (34 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/10/20 / 2020-10-09 03:40:00 / October 9, 2020 @ 3:40 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 03:40:00 / 3:40 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -104.5678° West, 31.704° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us6000c6y3. Event ids that are associated: us6000c6y3.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 55 km SSW of Whites City, New Mexico.
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