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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag was detected near Raton in New Mexico



Earthquake location 36.9235S, -104.7921WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Raton in New Mexico. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 3.18 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 14:51:16 / 2:51 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/05/16 / 2016-05-21 20:51:16 / May 21, 2016 @ 8:51 pm. Exact location of event, depth 3.18 km, -104.7921° West, 36.9235° North. Unique identifier: us10005j5t. Ids that are associated to the event: us10005j5t.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Trinidad, Raton. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 38 km (23 miles) from Trinidad (c. 9 100 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from Raton (c. 6 900 pop).

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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 31 km W of Raton, New Mexico. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -104.7921° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.9235° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km W of Raton, New Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-05-21 20:51:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-21 21:35:51 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 158 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 0.373 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 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 us10005j5t Id of event.
Event Code 10005j5t An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10005j5t, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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