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Minor earthquake 3.1 mag, 39 km WSW of Trinidad, Colorado

Earthquake location 36.981S, -104.8832WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Trinidad in Colorado. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007ukm. Unique identifier: us10007ukm. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/01/17 / 2017-01-21 03:57:54 / January 21, 2017 @ 3:57 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -104.8832 West, latitude 36.981 North, depth = 1.91 km. The temblor was detected at 20:57:54 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.91 km (1 miles).

Earthquake epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Trinidad (c. 9 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Raton (c. 6 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Raton, Trinidad. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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: 39 km WSW of Trinidad, Colorado.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -104.8832° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.981° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.91 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 39km WSW of Trinidad, Colorado Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-01-21 03:57:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-01-21 04:17:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 148 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 0.162 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 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 us10007ukm Id of event.
Event Code 10007ukm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007ukm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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