A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Stonewall Gap in Colorado on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 00:06:14 / 12:06 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000di7r. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000di7r. Global time and date of event 17/02/21 / 2021-02-17 00:06:14 / February 17, 2021 @ 12:06 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 7.49 km, -104.9854° West, 37.0472° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.49 km (5 miles).
Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Trinidad (c. 9 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Raton (c. 6 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Raton, Trinidad (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 12 km SSE of Stonewall Gap, Colorado.
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