A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Dove Creek in Colorado on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.75 km (0 miles). Exact location, longitude -108.911° West, latitude 38.2803° North, depth = 0.75 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/19 / 2019-03-04 17:22:51 / March 4, 2019 @ 5:22 pm. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:22:51 / 10:22 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000jadd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60315157, us1000jadd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Fruitvale, Montrose, Grand Junction (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter 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), 64 km (40 miles) from Moab (c. 5 000 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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