A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Trinidad in Colorado. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.52 km (2 miles). Event id: us2000g76k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000g76k. Exact location, longitude -104.917° West, latitude 37.0134° North, depth = 2.52 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:02:14 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/07/18 / 2018-07-17 17:02:14 / July 17, 2018 @ 5:02 pm.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Trinidad (c. 9 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Raton (c. 6 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Raton, Trinidad (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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