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Minor earthquake, 3.7 mag was detected near Cimarron in New Mexico

Earthquake location 36.7137S, -104.9772WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Cimarron in New Mexico. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -104.9772 West, latitude 36.7137 North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/12/18 / 2018-12-26 00:25:48 / December 26, 2018 @ 12:25 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000ixjt. Event ids that are associated: us2000ixjt. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:25:48 / 5:25 pm (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Trinidad (c. 9 100 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Raton (c. 6 900 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Taos (c. 5 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Trinidad, Taos, Raton (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 23 km NNW of Cimarron, New Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -104.9772° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.7137° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km NNW of Cimarron, New Mexico Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-12-26 00:25:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-12-26 00:52:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.135 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 211 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 0.126 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.47 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 123 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 us2000ixjt Id of event.
Event Code 2000ixjt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000ixjt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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