A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 59 km S of Whites City, New Mexico (37 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/12/20 / 2020-12-06 22:47:14 / December 6, 2020 @ 10:47 pm. Id of earthquake: us7000cnql. Event ids that are associated: us7000cnql. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:47:14 / 10:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -104.2997 West, latitude 31.6448 North, depth = 9.45 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.45 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 59 km S of Whites City, New Mexico.
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