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Minor earthquake, 3.05 mag strikes near Cedar City in Utah

Earthquake location 37.7756653S, -113.2798309WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Cedar City in Utah on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -113.2798309 West, latitude 37.7756653 North, depth = 7.37 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/17 / 2017-12-28 04:02:49 / December 28, 2017 @ 4:02 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 21:02:49 / 9:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.37 km (5 miles). Unique identifier: uu60263322. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60263322.

Event epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Cedar City (c. 28 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Washington (c. 18 800 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Hurricane (c. 13 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ivins (c. 6 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 6 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Clara, Ivins, Washington (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

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

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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: 22 km WNW of Cedar City, Utah.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.05 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -113.2798309° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.7756653° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.37 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22km WNW of Cedar City, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-12-28 04:02:49 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-12-28 04:08:53 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 2.99 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 143 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 24 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1278 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.22 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 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 uu60263322 Id of event.
Event Code 60263322 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60263322, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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