A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 55 km S of Whites City, New Mexico (34 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.96 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 20/01/21 / 2021-01-20 08:22:01 / January 20, 2021 @ 8:22 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d1l0. Id of event: us7000d1l0. The temblor was picked up at 08:22:01 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -104.4229° West, latitude 31.6723° North, depth = 4.96 km.
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 55 km S of Whites City, New Mexico.
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