- Associated Press - Tuesday, August 23, 2016

TRINIDAD, Colo. (AP) - The U.S. Geological Survey has downgraded the strength of a small earthquake near the New Mexico-Colorado border.

Geophysicist Don Blakeman says Tuesday’s quake had a magnitude of 3.9.

Initial reports put the magnitude at 4.5.

The quake struck just before 11 a.m. and was centered about 26 miles west-southwest of Trinidad, Colorado.

Authorities in Las Animas County, Colorado, and in New Mexico’s Colfax and Taos counties say there are no reports of damage.



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