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Minor earthquake: M2.9 quake has struck near Aurora in Utah

Earthquake location 38.905S, -111.946WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Aurora in Utah. Global time and date of event 28/09/17 / 2017-09-28 01:01:48 / September 28, 2017 @ 1:01 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 18:01:48 / 6:01 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: uu60249877. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60249877. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.36 km (5 miles). Exact location, longitude -111.946° West, latitude 38.905° North, depth = 8.36 km.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ephraim, Richfield (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Richfield (c. 7 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ephraim (c. 6 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 2 km SSW of Aurora, Utah. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.946° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.905° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 8.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km SSW of Aurora, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-09-28 01:01:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-09-28 14:51:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 5 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 131 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 31 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1276 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 42 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 uu60249877 Id of event.
Event Code 60249877 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60249877, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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