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Minor earthquake, 3.19 mag strikes near Loa in Utah

Earthquake location 38.4191666S, -111.6648331WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Loa in Utah on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/03/18 / 2018-03-22 13:21:34 / March 22, 2018 @ 1:21 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.6648331 West, latitude 38.4191666 North, depth = 5.83 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:21:34 / 6:21 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: uu60274927. Event ids that are associated: uu60274927. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.83 km (4 miles).

Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (33 miles) from Richfield (c. 7 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Richfield (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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 NW of Loa, Utah. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.19 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.6648331° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.4191666° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5.83 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km NW of Loa, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-03-22 13:21:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-03-22 13:27:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.36 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 157 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 0.3654 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.29 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 uu60274927 Id of event.
Event Code 60274927 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60274927, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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