A 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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