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Minor earthquake, 2.84 mag was detected near Wolf Creek in Utah



Earthquake location 41.2713318S, -111.7248306WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.84 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Wolf Creek in Utah on Monday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 9.62 km (6 miles). The 2.84-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:12:10 / 6:12 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: uu60247542. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60247542. Exact location of earthquake, -111.7248306° West, 41.2713318° North, depth 9.62 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 01:12:10 / September 19, 2017 @ 1:12 am.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sandy City, Oquirrh, West Jordan (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Sandy City (c. 87 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Ogden (c. 82 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes 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 three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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: 10 km SE of Wolf Creek, Utah.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.84 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.7248306° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.2713318° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km SE of Wolf Creek, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-19 01:12:10 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-19 01:15:44 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 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 124 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 55 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1869 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.39 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 72 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 uu60247542 Id of event.
Event Code 60247542 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60247542, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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