A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 55 km S of Whites City, New Mexico (34 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 00:58:55 / February 1, 2021 @ 12:58 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000ddj9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddj9. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -104.3857 West, latitude 31.6708 North, depth = 4.57 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.57 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:58:55 / 12:58 am (local time epicenter).
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 five and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. 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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