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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 40 km WSW of Trinidad, Colorado

Earthquake location 37.0134S, -104.917WA 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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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 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: 40 km WSW of Trinidad, Colorado.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -104.917° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0134° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.52 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km 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 2018-07-17 17:02:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-17 18:17:41 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 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 121 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 0.152 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.87 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 61 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 us2000g76k Id of event.
Event Code 2000g76k An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000g76k, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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