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Minor earthquake, 3.32 mag was detected near Enoch in Utah



Earthquake location 37.7636681S, -113.1331635WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.32 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Enoch in Utah. The 3.32-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:14:49 / 12:14 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60187772. Id of event: uu60187772. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.96 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -113.1331635° West, 37.7636681° North, depth 6.96 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/03/17 / 2017-03-05 19:14:49 / March 5, 2017 @ 7:14 pm.

The epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Cedar City (c. 28 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Washington (c. 18 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Hurricane (c. 13 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Ivins (c. 6 800 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Enoch (c. 5 800 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ivins, Washington, Hurricane (min 5000 pop).

Every 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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: 9 km W of Enoch, Utah.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.32 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -113.1331635° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.7636681° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km W of Enoch, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-05 19:14:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-05 19:26:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 7 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.61 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 172 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 28 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2446 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.49 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 56 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 uu60187772 Id of event.
Event Code 60187772 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60187772, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

1 Comment

  1. steve black

    Felt 5 miles due west of cedar. Caused ground fault in my solar panels. Will need repair tomorrow to allow batteries to charge

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