A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Trinidad in Colorado on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.71 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004yg7. Id of event: us20004yg7. Global time and date of event 06/02/16 / 2016-02-06 23:09:10 / February 6, 2016 @ 11:09 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 1.71 km, -104.9659° West, 37.0802° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:09:10 / 4:09 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Raton, Trinidad. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Trinidad (c. 9 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Raton (c. 6 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 42 km WSW of Trinidad, Colorado. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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