A minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) strikes 55 km S of Whites City, New Mexico (34 miles) on Monday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 13:53:11 / February 8, 2021 @ 1:53 pm. The temblor was detected at 13:53:11 / 1:53 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dfl2. Id of event: us6000dfl2. Exact location of earthquake, -104.3765° West, 31.6729° North, depth 5 km.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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