A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Trinidad in Colorado. Event id: us20009n8v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009n8v. Exact location of event, longitude -104.9078 West, latitude 37.0349 North, depth = 2.58 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/06/17 / 2017-06-17 06:42:07 / June 17, 2017 @ 6:42 am. The temblor was detected at 23:42:07 / 11:42 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 2.58 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Raton, Trinidad (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Trinidad (c. 9 100 pop), 44 km (27 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 five 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 39 km WSW of Trinidad, Colorado.
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