A 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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