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Minor earthquake: M3.1 quake has struck near Whites City in New Mexico

Earthquake location 31.6405S, -104.502WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -104.502° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.6405° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.12 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 60 km SSW of Whites City, New Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-02 03:03:23 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-02 03:12:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 148 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.028 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.37 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 76 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000ddsu Id of event.
Event Code 6000ddsu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000ddsu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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