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Earthquake: M 2.57 quake strikes near Utah

Earthquake location 38.9711667S, -111.407WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.57 (mg/mb) was reported Thursday, Utah kilometers (0 miles) from Utah. The temblor was reported at 02:59:12 / 2:59 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of -1.62 km (-1 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-29 02:59:12 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -111.407 West, latitude 38.9711667 North, depth -1.62 km.

Close countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Richfield (c. 7 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Ephraim (c. 6 100 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Richfield, Ephraim.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.57 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.407° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.9711667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -1.62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-29 14:59:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-29 18:55:43 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 102 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network uu The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources uu A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 30 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.046 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.18 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 40 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID uu60100397 Id of event.
Event Code 60100397 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS uu60100397 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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