A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 56 kilometers (35 miles) from Whites City in New Mexico on Monday. Unique identifier: us6000ddnc. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000ddnc. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 15:27:29 / February 1, 2021 @ 3:27 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 15:27:29 / 3:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -104.4173° West, 31.6679° North, depth 5 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Carlsbad. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 86 km (53 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 26 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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: 56 km S of Whites City, New Mexico.
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