A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 58 km S of Whites City, New Mexico (36 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:50:10 / 3:50 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 12/12/20 / 2020-12-12 03:50:10 / December 12, 2020 @ 3:50 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000cqgx. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cqgx. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -104.2928 West, latitude 31.6538 North, depth = 5 km.
Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 58 km S of Whites City, New Mexico.
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