A 3.8 magnitude earthquake rocked a spot just south of Great Sand Dunes National Park on Wednesday night, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

The quake occurred just after 8:30 p.m. Wednesday 3.3 miles below the Earth's surface. About 12 hours later, a 3.6 earthquake shook a spot a couple miles further northeast.

Wednesday's tremor was the largest of the 10 that have happened in Colorado in 2019 and the third in southern Colorado. 

3.1 magnitude earthquake shakes Glenwood Springs

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Liz Forster is a general assignment reporter with a focus on environment and public safety. She is a Colorado College graduate, avid hiker and skier, and sweet potato enthusiast. Liz joined The Gazette in June 2017.

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