A 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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