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Small tremor of magnitude 3.1 just reported 28 miles southwest of Eureka, New Mexico, United States

Thu, 5 Aug 2021, 01:16 01:16 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
3.1 quake 4 Aug 6:46 pm (GMT -6)
3.1 quake 4 Aug 6:46 pm (GMT -6)
A shallow magnitude 3.1 earthquake was reported early evening near Eureka, Grant County, New Mexico, USA.
According to the United States Geological Survey, the quake hit on Wednesday 4 August 2021 at 6:46 pm local time at a shallow depth of 12 miles. Shallow earthquakes are felt more strongly than deeper ones as they are closer to the surface. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Our monitoring service identified a second report from the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC) which listed the quake at magnitude 3.1 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 Eureka (pop. 49, 28 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:
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Date & time: 4 Aug 2021 6:46 pm (GMT -6) local time (5 Aug 2021 00:46 GMT)
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 19.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.67°N / 108.7°W (Hidalgo, New Mexico, United States)
Primary data source: USGS

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