Did you happen to feel a little shake, rattle, and roll this morning? Colorado experienced a minor earthquake today, but it seems to have gone largely unnoticed.

Today's earthquake was focused in an area of southeastern Colorado. As of this morning, only a handful of people have chimed in to report they felt the quake.

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This Morning's Event

Today, earthquake.usgs.gov reported a 3.8 mb_lg quake at coordinates 37.427°N  102.931°W. In other words, a minor quake was reported eight kilometers northwest of Pritchett, Colorado. The event was recorded at 3:27 this morning, September 13, 2021.

What Does MB LG Mean?

According to usgs.gov:

A magnitude for regional earthquakes based on the amplitude of the Lg surface waves as recorded on short-period instruments. Only authoritative for smaller events in the central and eastern United States, typically

Minor Earthquake in Colorado No One Really Felt

How Severe Was It?

According to Michigan Tech, an earthquake of this magnitude can be described as "Often felt, but only causes minor damage." The site adds events of this magnitude are not uncommon, with over 500,000 recorded each year.

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