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Minor earthquake, 3.36 mag strikes near Monroe in Utah

Earthquake location 38.6168327S, -112.05233WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Monroe in Utah on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.87 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/09/17 / 2017-09-24 04:38:44 / September 24, 2017 @ 4:38 am. The 3.36-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:38:44 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: uu60249087. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60249087. Exact location of event, depth 5.87 km, -112.05233° West, 38.6168327° North.

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Richfield (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 18 km (11 miles) from Richfield (c. 7 600 pop).

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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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. 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: 6 km ESE of Monroe, Utah.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.36 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.05233° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.6168327° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km ESE of Monroe, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-24 04:38:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-24 04:58:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 4 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.5 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.13 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 175 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 51 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1688 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 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 uu60249087 Id of event.
Event Code 60249087 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60249087, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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