Small magnitude 3.1 earthquake 39 miles southwest of Malaga, Texas, United States

Tue, 28 Sep 2021, 04:40
04:40 AM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
3.1 quake 27 Sep 11:18 pm (GMT -5)
3.1 quake 27 Sep 11:18 pm (GMT -5)
A magnitude 3.1 earthquake near Malaga, Eddy County, New Mexico, USA, was reported only 20 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 3.1 miles beneath the epicenter late at night on Monday, September 27th, 2021, at 11:18 pm local time. 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 Malaga (pop. 150, 39 miles away), and Loving (pop. 1,400, 42 miles away), the quake was probably not felt.
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Earthquake data:
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Date & time: Sep 27, 2021 11:18 pm (GMT -5) local time (28 Sep 2021 04:18 GMT)
Magnitude: 3.1
Depth: 5.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.73°N / 104.4°W (Culberson, Texas, United States)
Primary data source: USGS

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