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Minor earthquake, 2.99 mag strikes near Garland in Utah

Earthquake location 41.9248333S, -112.3445WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Garland in Utah. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.3445 West, latitude 41.9248333 North, depth = 5.91 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.91 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/12/16 / 2016-12-07 04:29:59 / December 7, 2016 @ 4:29 am. Event id: uu60173377. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60173377. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:29:59 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Harrisville, North Ogden, Farr West. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Logan (c. 48 200 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Brigham City (c. 17 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from North Ogden (c. 17 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Smithfield (c. 9 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from North Logan (c. 8 300 pop).

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 have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 25 km NW of Garland, Utah.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.99 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.3445° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.9248333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.91 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km NW of Garland, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-12-07 04:29:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-07 15:23:51 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.47 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 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 36 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.01546 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.17 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 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 uu60173377 Id of event.
Event Code 60173377 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60173377, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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