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Minor earthquake: M2.94 quake has struck near Heber in Utah



Earthquake location 40.5041656S, -111.4001694WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Heber in Utah on Friday. Event id: uu60137302. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60137302. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.04 km (4 miles). Global time and date of event 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 23:24:00 / January 29, 2016 @ 11:24 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:24:00 / 4:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -111.4001694° West, 40.5041656° North, depth 7.04 km.

Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 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 Layton, Stansbury park, Tooele.

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

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 1 km ESE of Heber, Utah.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.94 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.4001694° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.5041656° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km ESE of Heber, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-01-29 23:24:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-01-29 23:33:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 133 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 uu60137302 Id of event.
Event Code 60137302 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60137302, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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