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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag was detected near Barnesville in Ohio



Earthquake location 39.9095S, -81.3128WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Barnesville in Ohio. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Unique identifier: us20009kfw. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009kfw. Exact location of earthquake, -81.3128° West, 39.9095° North, depth 5 km. The temblor was detected at 22:08:40 / 10:08 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/06/17 / 2017-06-03 03:08:40 / June 3, 2017 @ 3:08 am.

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Parkersburg (c. 31 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Wheeling (c. 28 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Zanesville (c. 25 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Weirton (c. 19 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Steubenville (c. 18 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Weirton, Steubenville, Parkersburg (min 5000 pop).

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

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km SW of Barnesville, Ohio. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -81.3128° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.9095° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km SW of Barnesville, Ohio Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-03 03:08:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-03 03:25:08 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4 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 179 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 0.347 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.92 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 37 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 earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20009kfw Id of event.
Event Code 20009kfw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009kfw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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