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Minor earthquake, 3 mag strikes near Duchesne in Utah

Earthquake location 40.4789S, -110.6421WA minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Duchesne in Utah. The 3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:24:52 / 9:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -110.6421° West, latitude 40.4789° North, depth = 3.74 km. Unique identifier: us20005xu2. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005xu2. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/05/16 / 2016-05-25 15:24:52 / May 25, 2016 @ 3:24 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 3.74 km (2 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Park City, Heber, Roosevelt (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 65 km (41 miles) from Heber (c. 9 200 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Park City (c. 7 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Roosevelt (c. 6 000 pop).

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

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 40 km NNW of Duchesne, Utah.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -110.6421° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.4789° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 3.74 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 40km NNW of Duchesne, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-05-25 15:24:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-05-25 15:42:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 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 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 138 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 0.627 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.63 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 64 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 us20005xu2 Id of event.
Event Code 20005xu2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20005xu2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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