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Minor earthquake: M3.8 quake has struck near Trinidad in Colorado

Earthquake location 36.9958S, -104.9464WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Trinidad in Colorado. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/05/19 / 2019-05-19 10:43:19 / May 19, 2019 @ 10:43 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.67 km (5 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -104.9464 West, latitude 36.9958 North, depth = 7.67 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003n7x. Unique identifier: us70003n7x. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:43:19 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Trinidad (c. 9 100 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Raton (c. 6 900 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Taos (c. 5 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taos, Raton, Trinidad (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 44 km WSW of Trinidad, Colorado.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -104.9464° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.9958° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.67 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 44km 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 2019-05-19 10:43:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-19 11:00:29 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 4.177 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 222 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 0.171 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.49 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 64 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70003n7x Id of event.
Event Code 70003n7x An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003n7x, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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