A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 53 km S of Whites City, New Mexico (33 miles). The temblor was picked up at 22:00:42 / 10:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 22:00:42 / February 28, 2021 @ 10:00 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -104.3192 West, latitude 31.6938 North, depth = 14.85 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000def1. Unique identifier: us7000def1. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.85 km (9 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 53 km S of Whites City, New Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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