A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Whites City in New Mexico. Unique identifier: us7000c7c5. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c7c5. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.93 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -104.3241 West, latitude 31.6563 North, depth = 5.93 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/10/20 / 2020-10-29 01:40:07 / October 29, 2020 @ 1:40 am. The temblor was reported at 01:40:07 / 1:40 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Carlsbad, Pecos (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 26 100 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 57 km S of Whites City, New Mexico.
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