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Minor earthquake 3.01 mag, 16 km SW of Vandalia, Illinois



Earthquake location 38.8463326S, -89.225502WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Vandalia in Illinois. The 3.01-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:07:32 / 12:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.25 km (9 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 18:07:32 / July 1, 2017 @ 6:07 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -89.225502 West, latitude 38.8463326 North, depth = 14.25 km. Unique identifier: nm60173557. Ids that are associated to the event: nm60173557, us100095rc.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taylorville, East Alton, Wood River (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Belleville (c. 44 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from O’Fallon (c. 28 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Collinsville (c. 25 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Edwardsville (c. 24 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Fairview Heights (c. 17 100 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 one 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.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km SW of Vandalia, Illinois. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.01 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -89.225502° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.8463326° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 14.25 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km SW of Vandalia, Illinois Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-01 18:07:32 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-01 18:17:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 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 139 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network nm The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,nm,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 19 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1725 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 88 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type md The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID nm60173557 Id of event.
Event Code 60173557 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,nm60173557,us100095rc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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