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Minor earthquake 3.4 mag, 43 km NW of Parachute, Colorado

Earthquake location 39.7203S, -108.4177WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was reported 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Parachute in Colorado on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 03:42:10 / 3:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -108.4177 West, latitude 39.7203 North, depth = 2.34 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.34 km (1 miles). Unique identifier: us1000gh7l. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000gh7l. Global time and date of event 25/08/18 / 2018-08-25 10:42:10 / August 25, 2018 @ 10:42 am UTC/GMT.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Orchard Mesa, Grand Junction, Redlands (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Grand Junction (c. 58 600 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Clifton (c. 19 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Fruita (c. 12 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Rifle (c. 9 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Redlands (c. 8 700 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 43 km NW of Parachute, Colorado.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -108.4177° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.7203° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 43km NW of Parachute, Colorado Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-25 10:42:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-25 10:56:42 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 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 178 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 0.435 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.74 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 49 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 us1000gh7l Id of event.
Event Code 1000gh7l An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000gh7l, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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