USGS confirms 3.4 magnitude earthquake near Greeley

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GREELEY, Colo. — The United States Geological Survey confirmed a 3.4 magnitude earthquake about three miles northeast of Greeley Saturday evening.

The quake struck about six miles from Evans and 13 miles east of Windsor.

The earthquake occurred shortly after 9:30 p.m. No major damage or injuries were reported.

The quake was initially rated a 3.7 on the Richter scale before being downgraded.

The last earthquake recorded in Colorado occurred on Aug. 23, 2011, when a quake of magnitude 5.3 struck near Trinidad.

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  • roni

    You all forgot to blame, GMOs chemtrails, the Republican/Democrat/Tea Party, global warming, meat eaters, overpopulation, farmers, ranchers, Hickenlooper, and of course, Obama!!!!

  • Anonymous

    Just one question…and this is just for the people with children. If there is even the slightest chance that what you are doing will make life unlivable for your kids would you continue to do it if safer alternatives exist? If yes why ?

  • Anonymous

    There was an earthquake in Pueblo Colorado on Wednesday, January 22 2014 11:45 AM measure 3.6

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