A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Weston in Colorado. Exact location of earthquake, -104.889° West, 36.9529° North, depth 8.11 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/01/21 / 2021-01-21 12:29:45 / January 21, 2021 @ 12:29 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.11 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:29:45 / 12:29 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000d20g. Event ids that are associated: us7000d20g.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Trinidad, Raton (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 42 km (26 miles) from Trinidad (c. 9 100 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Raton (c. 6 900 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 20 km S of Weston, Colorado.
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