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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Whites City in New Mexico

Earthquake location 31.7249S, -104.5961WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 54 km SSW of Whites City, New Mexico (34 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:33:06 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -104.5961 West, latitude 31.7249 North, depth = 9.38 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000ddls. Id of event: us7000ddls. Global time and date of event 25/02/21 / 2021-02-25 15:33:06 / February 25, 2021 @ 3:33 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.38 km (6 miles).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 54 km SSW of Whites City, New Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -104.5961° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 31.7249° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.38 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 54 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 2021-02-25 15:33:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-25 22:08:03 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 121 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.098 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 68 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 us7000ddls Id of event.
Event Code 7000ddls An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000ddls, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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