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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 31 km W of Raton, New Mexico

Earthquake location 36.8638S, -104.7906WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -104.7906° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8638° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 31km W of Raton, 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 2019-09-01 13:32:06 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-01 19:23:41 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 0.085 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.62 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 94 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 us70005awd Id of event.
Event Code 70005awd An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70005awd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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