A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 59 km S of Whites City, New Mexico (37 miles) on Wednesday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:07:29 / 8:07 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000c6nj. Unique identifier: us7000c6nj. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 08:07:29 / October 28, 2020 @ 8:07 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.2 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -104.2919° West, latitude 31.6443° North, depth = 2.2 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 59 km S of Whites City, New Mexico.
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