A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 53 km S of Whites City, New Mexico (33 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -104.3727° West, latitude 31.6892° North, depth = 4.9 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 4.9 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/10/20 / 2020-10-27 12:44:56 / October 27, 2020 @ 12:44 pm. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:44:56 / 12:44 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000cdqh. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cdqh.
Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-five 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 53 km S of Whites City, New Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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