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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag strikes near Kersey in Colorado



Earthquake location 40.4014S, -104.5728WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Kersey in Colorado on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us100075vm. Event ids that are associated: us100075vm. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/11/16 / 2016-11-06 16:57:16 / November 6, 2016 @ 4:57 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:57:16 / 9:57 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -104.5728 West, latitude 40.4014 North, depth = 5 km.

Epicenter of the event was 78 km (48 miles) from Aurora (c. 325 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Fort Collins (c. 144 000 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Thornton (c. 118 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Arvada (c. 106 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Westminster (c. 106 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Estes Park, Arvada, Aurora (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km NNW of Kersey, Colorado. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -104.5728° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.4014° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km NNW of Kersey, Colorado Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-06 16:57:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-06 18:00:05 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 24 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 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 159 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 0.055 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.65 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 62 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 us100075vm Id of event.
Event Code 100075vm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100075vm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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