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Minor earthquake, 2.9 mag strikes near Stonewall Gap in Colorado

Earthquake location 37.0472S, -104.9854WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -104.9854° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.0472° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.49 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 12 km SSE of Stonewall Gap, Colorado Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-17 00:06:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-17 00:22:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 129 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 0.178 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 64 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000di7r Id of event.
Event Code 6000di7r An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000di7r, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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