A 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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