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Minor earthquake, 2.95 mag strikes near Lewiston in Utah

Earthquake location 41.9763336S, -111.8181686WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Lewiston in Utah. The temblor was picked up at 18:13:55 / 6:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -111.8181686° West, latitude 41.9763336° North, depth = 0.04 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 01:13:55 / September 3, 2017 @ 1:13 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: uu60229312. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60229312. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 0.04 km (0 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Plain City, Harrisville, Farr West. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Logan (c. 48 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Brigham City (c. 17 900 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from North Ogden (c. 17 400 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Smithfield (c. 9 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from North Logan (c. 8 300 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km E of Lewiston, Utah.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.8181686° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.9763336° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 3km E of Lewiston, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-03 01:13:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-03 01:27:42 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.12 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 134 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 9 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1763 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 294 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 uu60229312 Id of event.
Event Code 60229312 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60229312, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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