A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Capulin in New Mexico. Global time and date of event 08/02/21 / 2021-02-08 22:50:38 / February 8, 2021 @ 10:50 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000dfqt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dfqt. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.98 km (2 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -106.7815 West, latitude 36.2589 North, depth = 3.98 km. The temblor was detected at 22:50:38 / 10:50 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was White Rock, Española, Los Alamos (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Los Alamos (c. 12 000 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Española (c. 10 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from White Rock (c. 5 700 pop).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 3 km NE of Capulin, New Mexico.
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