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Minor earthquake: M3.9 quake has struck near Trinidad in Colorado



Earthquake location 37.0349S, -104.9078WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -104.9078° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0349° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.58 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 2017-06-17 06:42:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-17 06:57:16 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 4.19 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 234 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 0.132 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.76 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 34 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 us20009n8v Id of event.
Event Code 20009n8v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009n8v, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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