GARFIELD COUNTY, Colo. -- A small earthquake hit near New Castle, Colorado on Christmas night.
The United State Geological Survey (USGS) said the earthquake measured 2.9.
The earthquake hit at 6:14 a.m. UTC (Universal Time Coordinated) Monday, which was 11:14 p.m. Mountain Time Sunday.
The quake hit 4 km southwest of New Castle, between Glenwood Springs and Rifle.
Colorado has about 90 faults that are "potentially active," according to the Colorado Geological Survey.