A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Parachute in Colorado. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/08/18 / 2018-08-24 10:02:37 / August 24, 2018 @ 10:02 am. Id of earthquake: us1000ggmk. Event ids that are associated: us1000ggmk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -108.3986 West, latitude 39.7697 North, depth = 5.27 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.27 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 03:02:37 / 3:02 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Orchard Mesa, Grand Junction, Redlands. Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Grand Junction (c. 58 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Clifton (c. 19 900 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Fruita (c. 12 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Rifle (c. 9 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Redlands (c. 8 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Fruitvale (c. 7 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 46 km NW of Parachute, Colorado.
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