A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 60 km SSW of Whites City, New Mexico (37 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 03:03:23 / 3:03 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddsu. Id of event: us6000ddsu. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.12 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, depth 8.12 km, -104.502° West, 31.6405° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/02/21 / 2021-02-02 03:03:23 / February 2, 2021 @ 3:03 am.
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 two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 60 km SSW of Whites City, New Mexico.
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