Small Earthquake Rumbles Montrose

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

Officials are confirming that what at least one Montrose resident felt on Wednesday morning was in fact an earthquake.

According to our friends at the Montrose Daily Press, a small tremor rippled through the area about 14 miles east of Montrose at 2:53am Wednesday.

According to a geophysicist with the U.S. Geological Survey's National Earthquake Center in Golden, Colorado, the quake measured a low 2.4 on the Richter scale.

Officials say the Montrose area does not receive much seismic activity, but quakes big enough to be felt occur a few times a year.


You must be logged in to post comments.

Username:
Password (case sensitive):
Remember Me:
KKCO NBC 11 News
2531 Blichmann Avenue
Grand Junction, CO 81505

Station Phone: 970.243.1111
Business Fax: 970.243.1770
Newsroom Fax: 970.245.3793
News Tip & Contest Line: 970.255.8477
Copyright © 2002-2016 - Designed by Gray Digital Media - Powered by Clickability 18305459 - nbc11news.com/a?a=18305459
Gray Television, Inc.