A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Trinidad in Colorado. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000byd4. Unique identifier: us1000byd4. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:46:12 / 4:46 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 5 km, -104.8902° West, 37.2896° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/12/17 / 2017-12-30 23:46:12 / December 30, 2017 @ 11:46 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Alamosa, Raton, Trinidad. Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Trinidad (c. 9 100 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Alamosa (c. 8 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Raton (c. 6 900 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 37 km WNW of Trinidad, Colorado. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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