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Light earthquake, 4.49 mag strikes near Dove Creek in Colorado

Earthquake location 38.2803333S, -108.911WA light earthquake magnitude 4.49 (ml/mb) strikes 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Dove Creek in Colorado on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.76 km (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/19 / 2019-03-04 17:22:51 / March 4, 2019 @ 5:22 pm. The temblor was detected at 10:22:51 / 10:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -108.911 West, latitude 38.2803333 North, depth = 0.76 km. Id of earthquake: uu60315157. Event ids that are associated: uu60315157, us1000jadd.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 93 km (58 miles) from Grand Junction (c. 58 600 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Montrose (c. 19 100 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Delta (c. 8 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Redlands (c. 8 700 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Fruitvale (c. 7 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Orchard Mesa (c. 6 800 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fruitvale, Montrose, Grand Junction.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 57 km N of Dove Creek, Colorado.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.49 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -108.911° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.2803333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.76 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 57km N of Dove Creek, Colorado Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-04 17:22:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-04 18:58:11 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 690 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.473 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 669 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network uu The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,uu,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 11 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.03542 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mw The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID uu60315157 Id of event.
Event Code 60315157 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60315157,us1000jadd, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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