Magnitude 4.2 - NEW MEXICO

2005 December 19 20:27:40 UTC

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Magnitude4.2
Date-Time
Location32.513°N, 104.564°W
Depth5 km (3.1 miles) set by location program
RegionNEW MEXICO
Distances
30 km (20 miles) WNW of Carlsbad, New Mexico
35 km (25 miles) SSW of Artesia, New Mexico
200 km (125 miles) ENE of El Paso, Texas
375 km (230 miles) SSE of SANTA FE, New Mexico
Location Uncertaintyhorizontal +/- 5.7 km (3.5 miles); depth fixed by location program
ParametersNST= 30, Nph= 30, Dmin=119 km, Rmss=0.79 sec, Gp= 54°,
M-type=body wave magnitude (Mb), Version=Q
Source
  • USGS NEIC (WDCS-D)
Event IDusgva8
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Felt (III) at Artesia, Carlsbad and Roswell.

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