A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from La Joya in New Mexico. Exact location of event, longitude -106.9522 West, latitude 34.4273 North, depth = 5 km. Id of earthquake: us6000djwe. Event ids that are associated: us6000djwe. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 14:08:40 / 2:08 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/02/21 / 2021-02-21 14:08:40 / February 21, 2021 @ 2:08 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from South Valley (c. 41 000 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Los Lunas (c. 14 800 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Socorro (c. 9 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Belen (c. 7 300 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Los Chavez (c. 5 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was South Valley, Los Lunas, Socorro. Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days 0 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 13 km NW of La Joya, New Mexico.
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