A 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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