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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Minnesota



Earthquake location 44.188S, -94.004WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Minnesota kilometers (0 miles) from Minnesota. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 16:02:53 / April 25, 2017 @ 4:02 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:02:53 / 4:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0 km (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -94.004 West, latitude 44.188 North, depth = 0 km. Unique identifier: us10008kr5. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008kr5.

Epicenter of the event was 3 km (2 miles) from Mankato (c. 39 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Owatonna (c. 25 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Chaska (c. 23 800 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Faribault (c. 23 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Prior Lake (c. 22 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Waconia, Prior Lake, Chaska (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days 0 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: Minnesota.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -94.004° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 44.188° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place Minnesota Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-25 16:02:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-25 18:19:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 34 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.3 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 132 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 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 mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type quarry blast Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10008kr5 Id of event.
Event Code 10008kr5 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008kr5, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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