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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag has occurred near Whites City in New Mexico

Earthquake location 31.6873S, -104.3087WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 54 km S of Whites City, New Mexico (34 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:40:08 / 12:40 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 12.19 km (8 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cq5g. Id of event: us6000cq5g. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/11/20 / 2020-11-19 00:40:08 / November 19, 2020 @ 12:40 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 12.19 km, -104.3087° West, 31.6873° North.

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 seven and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 54 km S of Whites City, New Mexico.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -104.3087° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.6873° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 12.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54 km S of Whites City, New Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-19 00:40:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-19 00:50:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 148 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.164 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.35 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000cq5g Id of event.
Event Code 6000cq5g An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000cq5g, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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