A 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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