3.2 km from (39.2 miles), 1981-04-02 16:10:06 UTC The location of this earthquake appears to be in the northern Front Range west of Fort Collins. at 11:19 November 08, 2020 UTC, Location: 6.2 km from Epicenter at 37.148, -104.571 at 21:58 May 27, 2000 UTC, Location: Colorado experiences fewer and less frequent earthquakes on average than more seismically active states like California. 68.2 km from The services DOC provides are designed to balance today's needs with tomorrow's obligations by fostering the wise use and conservation of energy, land and mineral resources. Subscribe to ad-free EarthquakeTrack Plus for the best earthquake tracking experience plus additional features and subscriber-only perks. April avalanche that triggered earthquakes carried enough debris to bury NYC's Central Park under 66 feet of rubble, scientists say. The quake was felt strongest at … (18.2 miles), 2020-11-16 07:02:40 UTC Epicenter at 38.343, -105.755 Epicenter at 37.59, -104.793 Trinidad at 23:04 November 16, 2020 UTC, Location: Walsenburg Trinidad 2.2 km from Epicenter at 39.697, -105.677 35.2 km from It was assigned a magnitude of 9.5 by the United States Geological Survey. Trinidad Moab Epicenter at 38.272, -108.923 History of tornadoes in Colorado, 1950-2013: Interactive graphic I went through 2 of the larger ones in Southern California, Sylmar 2/9/1971 & Whittier 10/1/1987. (35.2 miles), 2020-10-06 09:53:59 UTC Biggest quake: 3.8 quake 20 miles W of Nucla, Utah, 8 Nov 4.19 am (GMT -7) 4 weeks ago Dove Creek Epicenter at 37.067, -104.895 (24.2 miles), 2017-04-20 09:44:57 UTC (12.2 miles), 2020-09-18 21:50:32 UTC 56.2 km from The largest earthquake on record for Colorado occurred on 05/17/1973, with a depth of 0.0 miles and a magnitude of 5.4 on the Richter scale in Garfield County, CO. Yearly Average Number of Earthquakes in Colorado Epicenter at 38.276, -108.924 46.2 km from Epicenter at 38.274, -108.928 13.2 km from Epicenter at 37.018, -104.97 A sharp earthquake struck western Colorado January 30, 1975. Colorado Springs, CO has a low earthquake risk, with a total of 11 earthquakes since 1931. at 09:49 November 24, 2020 UTC, Location: at 09:53 October 06, 2020 UTC, Location: Epicenter at 37.206, -104.395 30.2 km from Westcliffe 52.2 km from 38.2 km from at 09:44 April 20, 2017 UTC, Location: The magnitude 3.7 earthquake occurred at 7:49 a.m. MST. At that magnitude, it is the strongest earthquake recorded in Colorado in 2018 and one of the largest ever recorded in the region, said United States Geological Survey geophysicist Paul Caruso. Rangely 1 earthquake in the past 365 days The largest earthquake in Denver: this year: 2.5 in Georgetown , Colorado , United States Epicenter at 37.587, -104.795 The world's largest earthquake with an instrumentally documented magnitude occurred on May 22, 1960 near Valdivia, in southern Chile. Dove Creek Epicenter at 38.346, -105.68 The tsunami spread along the coast of Central America, and even stretched to San Francisco and Japan.The earthquake occurred along the boundary between the Nazca Plate and the South American Plate. The USGS has websites of earthquake history for each state. Trinidad Epicenter at 40.195, -108.961 Epicenter at 38.277, -108.911 2020-12-12 20:43:13 UTC (26.2 miles), 2011-08-23 14:11:12 UTC Data courtesy of: United States Geological Survey (USGS) Portions of this page are modifications based on work created and shared by Google and used according to terms described in the Creative Commons 3.0 Attribution License. (42.2 miles), 2017-12-30 23:46:12 UTC Enter a year from 1900 to 2020 Search. (1.2 miles), 2020-10-10 07:09:29 UTC Trinidad Epicenter at 40.58, -106.609 (2.2 miles), 2020-11-12 12:16:16 UTC 31.2 km from at 05:14 August 20, 2015 UTC, Location: 30.2 km from Epicenter at 38.28, -108.911 at 10:02 August 24, 2018 UTC, Location: (8.2 miles), 2001-08-09 22:38:54 UTC at 05:46 August 23, 2011 UTC, Location: (2.2 miles), 2020-11-12 21:16:09 UTC at 03:57 November 11, 2020 UTC, Location: Epicenter at 37.055, -104.692 21.2 km from Epicenter at 37.032, -104.554 41.2 km from 10.2 km from (35.2 miles), 2020-11-08 11:19:56 UTC 30.2 km from Dove Creek However, the state has experienced large natural (magnitude 6.5 or higher) and human-triggered (induced) earthquakes in recorded history and will continue to periodically experience large earthquakes in the future. Epicenter at 37.014, -105.022 45.2 km from at 21:50 September 18, 2020 UTC, Location: at 12:45 September 04, 2001 UTC, Location: Colorado experienced a magnitude 6.5 earthquake on November 7, 1882. at 13:32 November 08, 2020 UTC, Location: at 05:14 November 09, 2020 UTC, Location: 44.2 km from Special Earthquakes, Earthquake Sequences, and Fault Zones at 13:42 November 08, 2020 UTC, Location: (6.2 miles), 2017-06-17 06:42:07 UTC Dove Creek 41.2 km from Epicenter at 38.283, -108.91 Trinidad Carbondale Trinidad Friday’s 7.1 earthquake near Ridgecrest was among the most powerful quakes in California history. There are 592 earthquake incidents in Colorado on record since 1931. Jump to Navigation Significant Earthquakes - 2020. at 03:58 September 23, 1973 UTC, Location: (8.2 miles), 1973-09-23 03:58:54 UTC Walsenburg A catastrophic magnitude 8.8 earthquake ruptured off the coast of Ecuador and Colombia and generated a strong tsunami that killed 500 to 1,500 people. 4.2 km from Parachute (7.2 miles), 2020-11-22 20:05:19 UTC Epicenter at 39.358, -107.271 Epicenter at 37.001, -105.006 2011 Colorado earthquake: ... Haida Gwaii earthquake – magnitude 7.8 earthquake with an epicenter on Moresby Island in British Columbia, the second largest Canadian earthquake ever recorded by a seismometer, over 100,000 people were evacuated to higher ground in the state of Hawai'i; See also. The USGS database shows that there is a 1.38% chance of a major earthquake within 50km of Colorado Springs, CO within the next 50 years. Epicenter at 37.594, -104.775 at 08:45 September 06, 2020 UTC, Location: (6.2 miles), 2020-12-08 22:53:42 UTC Epicenter at 37.287, -104.892 Mountain Village During the past 30 days, Colorado was shaken by 1 quake of magnitude 3.8 and 4 quakes between 2.0 and 3.0. Trinidad (13.2 miles), 2020-11-08 11:19:56 UTC Trinidad Epicenter at 37.624, -105.554 at 09:34 December 10, 2020 UTC, Location: at 04:46 January 24, 2013 UTC, Location: at 23:09 February 06, 2016 UTC, Location: (13.2 miles), 2020-11-24 09:49:08 UTC Nicknames for the earthquake include the Good Friday Earthquake, Great Alaskan Earthquake, or the 1964 Alaskan earthquake. (13.2 miles), 2001-09-04 12:45:53 UTC 14.2 km from at 10:52 September 05, 2001 UTC, Location: Trinidad The strongest earthquake in American history, measuring 9.2 on the Richter scale, slams southern Alaska, creating a deadly tsunami. Trinidad (11.2 miles), 1983-09-24 16:57:45 UTC Dove Creek On May 17, 1973, officials reported a 5.4 … (6.2 miles), 2007-01-03 14:34:38 UTC at 14:11 August 23, 2011 UTC, Location: at 16:57 September 24, 1983 UTC, Location: According to USGS, Colorado experienced its largest earthquake in 1882. (9.2 miles), 2019-03-04 17:22:51 UTC 3.2 km from Epicenter at 40.179, -108.925 (28.2 miles), 2011-08-23 05:46:18 UTC (18.2 miles), 2017-09-10 08:34:41 UTC Eads 37.2 km from Epicenter at 39.793, -108.366 at 22:53 December 08, 2020 UTC, Location: Epicenter at 38.875, -102.581 Depth: 0 km (2.2 miles), 2020-11-11 03:57:07 UTC Depth: 5 km. G. 2020-11-12 21:16:09 UTC 2.1 magnitude, 5 km depth. The quake occurred a little after 4 a.m. Friday at a depth of 3.3 miles, according to the USGS earthquake … Cheyenne Wells Epicenter at 40.789, -108.837 at 12:46 May 20, 1995 UTC, Location: 56.2 km from 21.2 km from Tap/click on "gear icon" for options and settings. The account for Colorado includes information on the series of earthquakes that occurred in Denver in the 1960s. Trinidad at 05:50 December 10, 2020 UTC, Location: Smallest/weakest of these 10 earthquakes is of magnitude 8.6, which is 6 times stronger than recent Nepal Earthquake (2015) which had a magnitude of 7.8 cause for the death of 3000+ (and counting) deaths. Trinidad (26.2 miles), 2020-09-07 03:33:42 UTC 8.2 km from ... Utah avalanche was largest in modern history. (6.2 miles), 2020-12-10 05:50:22 UTC 12.2 km from Grand Junction, Colorado - I was on the 3rd floor of the Fidelity Mortgage building. Epicenter at 39.91, -104.964 Epicenter at 38.341, -108.859 It … at 16:38 August 24, 2020 UTC, Location: (35.2 miles), 2001-09-05 10:52:07 UTC The 5.3 magnitude quake was recorded just southwest of … at 14:42 September 07, 2020 UTC, Location: Epicenter at 38.273, -108.931 Alamosa East 17.2 km from Dove Creek (25.2 miles), 2020-08-24 16:38:58 UTC at 06:54 November 07, 2004 UTC, Location: (2.2 miles), 1995-03-20 12:46:16 UTC What was the largest earthquake in Colorado? Top 10 Largest Earthquakes in History. Epicenter at 37.591, -104.81 at 07:02 November 16, 2020 UTC, Location: 9.1 Earthquake Lists, Maps and Statistics Largest earthquakes, significant events, lists and maps by magnitude, by year, or by location. at 01:52 August 22, 2020 UTC, Location: The increase of earthquakes along the Colorado-New Mexico border between 2008 and 2010 has been linked to wastewater injections from oil and gas operations. Epicenter at 37.035, -104.908 at 16:10 April 02, 1981 UTC, Location: Trinidad at 11:19 November 08, 2020 UTC, Location: (18.2 miles), 2020-11-18 00:20:59 UTC at 17:22 March 04, 2019 UTC, Location: at 06:42 June 17, 2017 UTC, Location: California Department of Conservation administers a variety of programs vital to California's public safety, environment and economy. 56.2 km from 2.2 km from Trinidad November 16, 2020 UTC. (21.2 miles), 2020-08-22 01:52:56 UTC Epicenter at 37.001, -105.029 (13.2 miles), 2011-08-22 23:30:19 UTC Dove Creek 14.2 km from Steamboat Springs 56.2 km from Benz said them most recent, notably large earthquake occurred August 23, 2011. 54.2 km from San Luis Castle Rock at 07:09 October 10, 2020 UTC, Location: at 22:38 August 09, 2001 UTC, Location: at 03:33 September 07, 2020 UTC, Location: Trinidad Epicenter at 37.143, -104.618 (8.2 miles), 1994-12-25 19:06:07 UTC Some 131 people were killed and thousands injured. (4.2 miles), 2020-09-30 21:04:44 UTC (34.2 miles), 2020-12-10 09:34:06 UTC at 03:38 February 28, 2019 UTC, Location: Epicenter at 39.743, -107.383 Epicenter at 37.08, -104.966 15.2 km from Subtitle: How to cause an earthquake. 26.2 km from 57.2 km from 2.2 km from (9.2 miles), 2020-09-16 15:26:40 UTC It hit more than 100 years ago, so reports are spotty, but according the USGS, witnesses reported a huge rush of water in Honolulu Bay. (27.2 miles). at 12:16 November 12, 2020 UTC, Location: (34.2 miles), 2020-11-08 13:32:35 UTC Trinidad Dove Creek 57.2 km from (2.2 miles), 2020-11-08 13:42:48 UTC (22.2 miles), 2015-08-20 05:14:09 UTC Fowler Colorado has recorded 525 earthquakes since 1973, most of them at 2 to 3.5 on the Richter scale, a USGS map shows. Epicenter at 38.151, -107.976 10.2 km from 36.2 km from Trinidad Epicenter at 38.027, -103.921 7.2 km from (1.2 miles), 2019-02-28 03:38:56 UTC 4.2 km from Parachute (4.2 miles), 2018-08-24 10:02:37 UTC There were also 3 quakes below magnitude 2.0 which people don't normally feel. at 15:26 September 16, 2020 UTC, Location: Epicenter at 38.272, -108.921 at 16:00 May 17, 1973 UTC, Location: 5.4 magnitude earthquake. Trinidad (6.2 miles), 2020-11-08 19:18:50 UTC at 21:04 September 30, 2020 UTC, Location: 9.2 km from Location: Epicenter at 37.594, -104.775. at 06:01 September 13, 1994 UTC, Location: Rangely San Luis at 12:46 March 20, 1995 UTC, Location: According to Science Daily, this connection was established by researchers from the University of Colorado Boulder, who concluded in a study that the wastewater injections caused underground pressure changes resulting in […] 1973-05-17 16:00:00 UTC at 16:00 May 17, 1973 UTC Location: Epicenter at 39.793, -108.366 46.2 km from Parachute (28.2 miles) Colorado. (23.2 miles), 2016-02-06 23:09:10 UTC Despite yesterday's earthquake that hit the Trinidad region, "Colorado is considered a region of minor earthquake activity," according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Epicenter at 37.405, -104.199 Naples Walsenburg Epicenter at 37.143, -104.65 35.2 km from Epicenter at 37.037, -104.955 at 19:06 December 25, 1994 UTC, Location: Walsenburg Epicenter at 38.236, -108.915 Epicenter at 40.696, -107.899 San Luis 10.2 km from at 17:21 November 24, 2020 UTC, Location: 10.2 km from (25.2 miles), 2020-09-06 08:45:52 UTC at 08:34 September 10, 2017 UTC, Location: at 20:43 December 12, 2020 UTC, Location: (22.2 miles), 1994-09-13 06:01:23 UTC Moab 39.2 km from at 09:35 September 07, 2020 UTC, Location: 42.2 km from at 19:18 November 08, 2020 UTC, Location: Epicenter at 38.47, -102.684 56.2 km from at 00:20 November 18, 2020 UTC, Location: 40.2 km from DENVER — The largest natural earthquake in Colorado in more than a century struck Monday night in the state’s southeast corner, but there were no reports of damage or injuries. Northglenn Epicenter at 39.29, -104.811 at 23:46 December 30, 2017 UTC, Location: Epicenter at 38.343, -105.718 at 05:57 October 01, 2005 UTC, Location: Westcliffe 21.2 km from (34.2 miles), 2009-08-17 00:22:10 UTC (34.2 miles), 2020-11-24 17:21:38 UTC Salida Approx 10:23 A.M. the floor was going up and down slightly, not back & forth. at 00:22 August 17, 2009 UTC, Location: Epicenter at 39.763, -108.402 Subscribe to ad-free EarthquakeTrack Plus for the best earthquake tracking experience plus additional features and subscriber-only perks. (28.2 miles), 2004-11-07 06:54:59 UTC (1.2 miles), 2020-10-24 09:33:28 UTC Glenwood Springs (23.2 miles), 2013-01-24 04:46:39 UTC Walsenburg , Colorado , … The Three Biggest Earthquakes in United States History Alaska: March 27, 1964. Epicenter at 37.256, -104.541 20.2 km from at 21:16 November 12, 2020 UTC, Location: Latest Earthquakes Latest earthquakes map and list. Epicenter at 39.66, -107.378 Earthquakes in Colorado listed by magnitude and date. Epicenter at 38.274, -108.928 42.2 km from A magnitude 3.7 earthquake was recorded Tuesday in the Paradox Valley about 4 miles south of Bedrock, according to the U.S. Geological Survey and University of Utah Seismograph Stations. Police and fire departments received many telephone calls from residents wanting to know what was going on. (32.2 miles), 1995-05-20 12:46:16 UTC Epicenter at 37.258, -104.544 42.2 km from The state averages 7 earthquakes per year. Epicenter at 37.063, -104.701 Georgetown (25.2 miles), 2020-09-07 09:35:22 UTC at 23:30 August 22, 2011 UTC, Location: The most powerful earthquake in North American history was recorded in Alaska on March 27, 1964. Dove Creek (19.2 miles), 2020-11-16 23:04:15 UTC What makes an earthquake "significant"? These largest earthquakes have caused some severe damages to human life and wealth. (34.2 miles), 2020-11-09 05:14:58 UTC Epicenter at 37.258, -104.573 Moab at 20:05 November 22, 2020 UTC, Location: 3.2 km from Walsenburg (2.2 miles) Colorado. (5.2 miles), 2005-10-01 05:57:03 UTC Epicenter at 37.066, -104.963 54.2 km from 21.2 km from "In 1961, a 12,000-foot well was drilled at the Rocky Mountain Arsenal, northeast… (33.2 miles), 2020-09-07 14:42:50 UTC at 09:33 October 24, 2020 UTC, Location: 9.1: Off the West Coast of Northern Sumatra: Sumatra-Andaman Islands Earthquake, 2004 Sumatra Earthquake and Tsunami, Indian Ocean Earthquake: 2004-12-26: 00:58: 3.30°N: 95.98°E: Duputel et al., 2012: 4. When and why did the earthquakes start? Craig The largest earthquake within 30 miles of Colorado Springs, CO was a 4.0 Magnitude in 1994. 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