A 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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