A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) strikes 54 km S of Whites City, New Mexico (34 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.568603516 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 22:00:42 / 10:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -104.3008053° West, 31.68844842° North, depth 6.568603516 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 22:00:42 / February 28, 2021 @ 10:00 pm. Event id: tx2021edqt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000def1, tx2021edqt.
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 54 km S of Whites City, New Mexico.
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