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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Cimarron in New Mexico

Earthquake location 36.8546S, -104.9264WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Cimarron in New Mexico. Exact time and date of earthquake 14/04/19 / 2019-04-14 09:47:02 / April 14, 2019 @ 9:47 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.19 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -104.9264 West, latitude 36.8546 North, depth = 5.19 km. Unique identifier: us700035ug. Ids that are associated to the event: us700035ug. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:47:02 / 2:47 am (local time epicenter).

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (32 miles) from Trinidad (c. 9 100 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Raton (c. 6 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Taos (c. 5 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taos, Trinidad, Raton (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -104.9264° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8546° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.19 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km N 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 2019-04-14 09:47:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-04-14 09:57:23 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 0.072 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 125 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 us700035ug Id of event.
Event Code 700035ug An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700035ug, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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