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Minor earthquake, 3 mag strikes near Clifton in Arizona



Earthquake location 32.6343S, -109.1398WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Clifton in Arizona. Exact location of event, longitude -109.1398 West, latitude 32.6343 North, depth = 5 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/04/16 / 2016-04-12 15:22:48 / April 12, 2016 @ 3:22 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005heq. Unique identifier: us20005heq. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:22:48 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the event was 58 km (36 miles) from Safford (c. 9 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Safford (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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.

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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: 48 km SSE of Clifton, Arizona. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -109.1398° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 32.6343° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 48km SSE of Clifton, Arizona Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-04-12 15:22:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-04-12 16:32:44 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 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 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 139 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, 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 1.148 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.59 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 80 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 us20005heq Id of event.
Event Code 20005heq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005heq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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