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Minor earthquake, 3.42 mag strikes near Naturita in Colorado

Earthquake location 38.2526665S, -108.9095001WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Naturita in Colorado. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/09/20 / 2020-09-16 15:26:40 / September 16, 2020 @ 3:26 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -2.34 km (-1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: uu60411412. Event ids that are associated: uu60411412. The 3.42-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:26:40 / 3:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -108.9095001° West, latitude 38.2526665° North, depth = -2.34 km.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Moab (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moab (min 5000 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 30 km W of Naturita, Colorado.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.42 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -108.9095001° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.2526665° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -2.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30 km W of Naturita, Colorado Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-16 15:26:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-16 15:30:41 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 automatic 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 180 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, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 25 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.05452 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 97 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 uu60411412 Id of event.
Event Code 60411412 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60411412, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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