Why You Probably Didn’t Feel Colorado’s Earthquake This Morning
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.
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