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Minor earthquake: M3.6 quake has struck near Salida in Colorado



Earthquake location 38.4172S, -105.7552WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Salida in Colorado on Thursday. Event id: us1000bjln. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000bjln. Exact location of event, longitude -105.7552 West, latitude 38.4172 North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/11/17 / 2017-11-30 22:17:29 / November 30, 2017 @ 10:17 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:17:29 / 3:17 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cañon City, Salida (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Cañon City (c. 16 400 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Salida (c. 5 200 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 struck near.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 24 km ESE of Salida, Colorado.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -105.7552° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.4172° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km ESE of Salida, Colorado Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-30 22:17:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-30 22:38:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.62 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 200 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 0.699 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.15 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 53 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 us1000bjln Id of event.
Event Code 1000bjln An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000bjln, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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