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Small 3.1 quake hits near Malaga, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA

Mon, 1 Mar 2021, 14:09
14:09 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
3.1 quake 1 Mar 7:38 am (GMT -6)
3.1 quake 1 Mar 7:38 am (GMT -6)
A magnitude 3.1 earthquake near Malaga, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA, was reported 31 minutes ago by the United States Geological Survey, considered the key international and national agency that monitors seismic activity in the US. The earthquake occurred at a very shallow depth of 2.9 miles beneath the epicenter in the morning on Monday 1 March 2021 at 7:38 am local time. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 3.1 earthquake as well.
According to preliminary calculations, we do not expect that the quake was felt by many people and did not cause any damage. In Malaga (pop. 150, 44 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:
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Date & time: 1 Mar 2021 7:38 am (GMT -6) local time (1 Mar 2021 13:38 GMT)
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 4.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.67°N / 104.43°W (Culberson County, Texas, United States)
Primary data source: USGS

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