LOS ANGELES (LALATE) – A Colorado earthquake today 2012 has struck west of Pueblo. The Colorado earthquake today September 16, 2012 erupted in the predawn morning hours. No reports of damage have yet to be indicated by local news.
Shortly after 5:30 am local time today, a quake struck near Trinidad, Colorado. Officials tell news that the quake, however, had virtually no depth. The 2.8 magnitude quake struck only three miles below the earth’s surface. As a result, the earthquake could be felt across the immediate vicinity.
USGS indicates to news that the quake erupted twenty-six miles west of Trinidad. The quake was eighty-eight miles southwest of Pueblo and ninety-three miles south of Pueblo West. The earthquake delivered shaking ninety-four miles northeast of Espanola, New Mexico.
Mapping reveals the quake erupted southwest of Walsenburg and southeast of Alamosa. The quake was centered between highways eighty-seven and 285. It was also located northeast of Taos and Las Vegas, officials tell news.
Last month, a similar quake struck outside Grand Junction. That quake was centered eight miles northeast of El Jebel. USGS reported to news at the time that the quake was twenty-five miles west of Edwards, sixty-seven miles south of Steamboat Springs, and eighty miles east of Clifton.