Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag strikes near Lovington in New Mexico


Earthquake location 32.7813S, -103.4464WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Lovington in New Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -103.4464° West, latitude 32.7813° North, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/06/20 / 2020-06-28 04:33:52 / June 28, 2020 @ 4:33 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000addx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000addx. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:33:52 / 4:33 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Seminole, Hobbs, Lovington (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Hobbs (c. 34 100 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Lovington (c. 11 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Seminole (c. 6 400 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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

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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: 20 km SSW of Lovington, New Mexico.

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