A minor earthquake magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Silt in Colorado. Exact location of earthquake, -107.6343° West, 39.5653° North, depth 5 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 13:46:37 / 1:46 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/01/17 / 2017-01-30 20:46:37 / January 30, 2017 @ 8:46 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007wad. Id of event: us10007wad.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Glenwood Springs (c. 9 600 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Rifle (c. 9 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Aspen (c. 6 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Eagle (c. 6 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Gypsum (c. 6 500 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Aspen, Eagle, Gypsum (min 5000 pop).
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 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. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 2 km NE of Silt, Colorado.
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