A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Raton in New Mexico. Exact location of event, longitude -104.792 West, latitude 36.9003 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:48:36 / 10:48 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us100074er. Unique identifier: us100074er. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/11/16 / 2016-11-06 04:48:36 / November 6, 2016 @ 4:48 am.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Trinidad, Raton (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Trinidad (c. 9 100 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Raton (c. 6 900 pop).
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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 31 km W of Raton, New Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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