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Minor earthquake, 2.83 mag strikes near Maeser in Utah



Earthquake location 40.6351667S, -109.4823333WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.83 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Maeser in Utah on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 20:44:36 / July 11, 2017 @ 8:44 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -2 km (-1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60214797. Id of event: uu60214797. Exact location of event, longitude -109.4823333 West, latitude 40.6351667 North, depth = -2 km. The 2.83-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:44:36 / 1:44 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Roosevelt, Vernal. Epicenter of the event was 20 km (13 miles) from Vernal (c. 9 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Roosevelt (c. 6 000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km NNE of Maeser, Utah. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.83 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -109.4823333° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.6351667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km NNE of Maeser, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-11 20:44:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-13 18:05:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 123 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 5 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09241 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 272 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 quarry blast Type of seismic event.
Event ID uu60214797 Id of event.
Event Code 60214797 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60214797, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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