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Minor earthquake: M2.9 quake has struck near Mapleton in Utah

Earthquake location 40.0766678S, -111.5471649WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Mapleton in Utah on Monday. Unique identifier: uu60128182. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60128182. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.18 km (2 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/11/15 / 2015-11-02 12:34:48 / November 2, 2015 @ 12:34 pm. The 2.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:34:48 / 5:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 3.18 km, -111.5471649° West, 40.0766678° North.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 20 km (12 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Orem (c. 88 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Sandy City (c. 87 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was South Salt Lake, Kearns, Summit Park (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km SSE of Mapleton, Utah. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.5471649° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.0766678° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SSE of Mapleton, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-11-02 12:34:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-11-02 12:55:47 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 automatic 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 130 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 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 uu60128182 Id of event.
Event Code 60128182 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60128182, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

1 Comment

  1. Joyce Morey

    Felt It! Laying on a mattress on the floor in the living room. Felt a rumble for about 8 seconds and heard a growl.

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