A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) was reported 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Cimarron in New Mexico on Friday. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:05:48 / 5:05 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000kb31. Unique identifier: us2000kb31. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -104.9053 West, latitude 36.8562 North, depth = 5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/04/19 / 2019-04-06 00:05:48 / April 6, 2019 @ 12:05 am.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Trinidad (c. 9 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Raton (c. 6 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Trinidad, Raton (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 38 km N of Cimarron, New Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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