A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Trinidad in Colorado. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:56:33 / 8:56 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009hpt. Id of event: us70009hpt. Exact time and date of earthquake 16/05/20 / 2020-05-16 03:56:33 / May 16, 2020 @ 3:56 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 4.96 km, -104.8874° West, 36.9912° North. The epicenter was at a depth of 4.96 km (3 miles).
Event epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Trinidad (c. 9 100 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Raton (c. 6 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Raton, Trinidad (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 39 km WSW of Trinidad, Colorado. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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