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Light earthquake: M4.28 quake has struck near Enterprise in Utah



Earthquake location 37.5121667S, -113.9216667WA light earthquake magnitude 4.28 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Enterprise in Utah on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.03 km (1 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:37:26 / 3:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -113.9216667 West, latitude 37.5121667 North, depth = 1.03 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/01/16 / 2016-01-15 22:37:26 / January 15, 2016 @ 10:37 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60135917. Id of event: uu60135917.

Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from Saint George (c. 72 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Cedar City (c. 28 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Washington (c. 18 800 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Mesquite (c. 15 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Hurricane (c. 13 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Ivins (c. 6 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enoch, Mesquite, Cedar City.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km WSW of Enterprise, Utah. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.28 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -113.9216667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.5121667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.03 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km WSW 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 2016-01-15 22:37:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-15 23:01:57 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 5.11 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 283 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 21 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.072 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 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 uu60135917 Id of event.
Event Code 60135917 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60135917, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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