A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Raton in New Mexico. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.53 km (4 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -104.8638 West, latitude 36.9324 North, depth = 6.53 km. Event id: us1000ggha. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ggha. The temblor was picked up at 23:56:51 / 11:56 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/08/18 / 2018-08-24 06:56:51 / August 24, 2018 @ 6:56 am.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Trinidad, Raton. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Trinidad (c. 9 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Raton (c. 6 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 37 km W of Raton, New Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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