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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 57 km N of Dove Creek, Colorado

Earthquake location 38.2803S, -108.911WA 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 57 km N of Dove Creek, Colorado. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -108.911° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.2803° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.75 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 17:40:53 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 142 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 6.56 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 377 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 ,uu,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 0.035 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 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 mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000jadd Id of event.
Event Code 1000jadd 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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