A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Whites City in New Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, -104.2853° West, 31.6579° North, depth 12.15 km. The temblor was reported at 09:21:13 / 9:21 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dfwp. Id of event: us6000dfwp. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 12.15 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/02/21 / 2021-02-09 09:21:13 / February 9, 2021 @ 9:21 am.
Event epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Carlsbad (c. 26 100 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Pecos (c. 8 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Carlsbad, Pecos (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 58 km S of Whites City, New Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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