A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Trinidad in Colorado. Event id: us2000a5at. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a5at. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/08/17 / 2017-08-06 03:40:33 / August 6, 2017 @ 3:40 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -104.9351 West, latitude 36.9797 North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 20:40:33 / 8:40 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Trinidad (c. 9 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Raton (c. 6 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Raton, Trinidad (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 44 km WSW of Trinidad, Colorado.
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