A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Raton in New Mexico. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 12:45:35 / January 6, 2016 @ 12:45 pm. Event id: us10004bt7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004bt7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:45:35 / 5:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -104.8488° West, 36.9352° North.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Trinidad, Raton (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Trinidad (c. 9 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Raton (c. 6 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 36 km W of Raton, New Mexico.
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