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Minor earthquake, 3.9 mag was detected near Craig in Colorado



Earthquake location 40.6962S, -107.8992WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Craig in Colorado on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location, longitude -107.8992° West, latitude 40.6962° North, depth = 5 km. Id of earthquake: us10008j7c. Event ids that are associated: us10008j7c. The temblor was picked up at 02:44:57 / 2:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/04/17 / 2017-04-20 09:44:57 / April 20, 2017 @ 9:44 am.

Epicenter of the event was 36 km (22 miles) from Craig (c. 9 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Craig (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 35 km NW of Craig, Colorado.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -107.8992° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.6962° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35km NW of Craig, Colorado Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-20 09:44:57 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-20 10:28:40 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.16 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 234 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 0.618 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10008j7c Id of event.
Event Code 10008j7c An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008j7c, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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