A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Cimarron in New Mexico. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/01/18 / 2018-01-28 21:23:17 / January 28, 2018 @ 9:23 pm. Unique identifier: us2000cqqu. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000cqqu. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:23:17 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -104.9236° West, latitude 36.7924° North, depth = 5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Trinidad (c. 9 100 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Raton (c. 6 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Taos (c. 5 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taos, Trinidad, Raton (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 31 km N of Cimarron, New Mexico.
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