A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Raton in New Mexico. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005az3. Id of event: us70005az3. Global time and date of event 01/09/19 / 2019-09-01 16:41:06 / September 1, 2019 @ 4:41 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:41:06 / 9:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -104.8419° West, 36.8751° North, depth 5 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Trinidad (c. 9 100 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Raton (c. 6 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Trinidad, Raton (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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: 36 km W of Raton, New Mexico. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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