A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Trinidad in Colorado. Id of earthquake: us100033ki. Event ids that are associated: us100033ki. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:14:09 / 11:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/08/15 / 2015-08-20 05:14:09 / August 20, 2015 @ 5:14 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -104.928° West, 37.1059° North.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Trinidad (c. 9 100 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Alamosa (c. 8 800 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Raton (c. 6 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alamosa, Raton, Trinidad.
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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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