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Minor earthquake, 3.29 mag strikes near Enterprise in Utah



Earthquake location 37.4695015S, -113.9021683WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Enterprise in Utah on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.39 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: uu60135412. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60135412. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/01/16 / 2016-01-09 23:06:14 / January 9, 2016 @ 11:06 pm. The temblor was reported at 16:06:14 / 4:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -113.9021683 West, latitude 37.4695015 North, depth = 4.39 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cedar City, Mesquite, Hurricane. Event epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Saint George (c. 72 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Cedar City (c. 28 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Washington (c. 18 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Mesquite (c. 15 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hurricane (c. 13 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 19 km SW of Enterprise, Utah.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.29 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -113.9021683° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.4695015° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km SW of Enterprise, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-09 23:06:14 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-09 23:11:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.32 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 167 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 uu60135412 Id of event.
Event Code 60135412 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60135412, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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