A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Raton in New Mexico on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -104.7906° West, latitude 36.8638° North, depth = 5 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/09/19 / 2019-09-01 13:32:06 / September 1, 2019 @ 1:32 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70005awd. Unique identifier: us70005awd. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:32:06 / 6:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Trinidad, Raton (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (26 miles) from Trinidad (c. 9 100 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Raton (c. 6 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 31 km W of Raton, New Mexico.
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