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Minor earthquake, 3.8 mag strikes near Trinidad in Colorado



Earthquake location 37.0369S, -104.9548WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Trinidad in Colorado. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:34:41 / 1:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -104.9548 West, latitude 37.0369 North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/09/17 / 2017-09-10 08:34:41 / September 10, 2017 @ 8:34 am. Id of earthquake: us2000aj87. Event ids that are associated: us2000aj87.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Raton, Trinidad. Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Trinidad (c. 9 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Raton (c. 6 900 pop). 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 42 km WSW of Trinidad, Colorado.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -104.9548° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0369° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42km 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 2017-09-10 08:34:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-10 08:53:13 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 3.71 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 222 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 0.161 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 86 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 us2000aj87 Id of event.
Event Code 2000aj87 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000aj87, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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