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Minor earthquake 3 mag, 36 km WSW of Trinidad, Colorado



Earthquake location 37.0839S, -104.8951WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Trinidad in Colorado. Exact location of earthquake, -104.8951° West, 37.0839° North, depth 4.3 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 4.3 km (3 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/10/15 / 2015-10-18 01:47:30 / October 18, 2015 @ 1:47 am. The temblor was reported at 19:47:30 / 7:47 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10003pgd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003pgd.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Raton, Trinidad (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 36 km (23 miles) from Trinidad (c. 9 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Raton (c. 6 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 36 km WSW of Trinidad, Colorado. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -104.8951° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0839° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 36km WSW of Trinidad, Colorado Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-10-18 01:47:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-10-18 07:08:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 138 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.391 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.45 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10003pgd Id of event.
Event Code 10003pgd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10003pgd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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