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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag has occurred near Whites City in New Mexico

Earthquake location 31.73241687S, -104.5909582WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 53 km SSW of Whites City, New Mexico (33 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/02/21 / 2021-02-26 15:04:19 / February 26, 2021 @ 3:04 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -104.5909582° West, 31.73241687° North, depth 6.054443359 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:04:19 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: tx2021dzma. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000ddwx, tx2021dzma. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.054443359 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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 SSW of Whites City, New Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -104.5909582° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.73241687° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.054443359 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 53 km SSW of Whites City, New Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-26 15:04:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-01 16:19:54 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 148 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network tx The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us,tx, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 32 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.06835828129 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.3 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID tx2021dzma Id of event.
Event Code 2021dzma An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ddwx,tx2021dzma, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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