When people think about earthquakes, Colorado may not exactly be the first place that comes to mind. But in the past couple decades, the Trinidad region has experienced a surprising number of seismic events. Scientists and locals alike are wondering just what is causing them. KRCC’s Michelle Mercer reports.

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One Response to Getting to the Root of Trinidad-area Earthquakes

  1. Peter O'Brien says:

    Thanks for the story. There was another 2.9 magnitude 20 mi. WSW of Trinidad at 2:29 2 AM this morning, 3/16/11.


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