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Minor earthquake, 2.94 mag strikes near Fillmore in Utah

Earthquake location 38.7661667S, -112.7361667WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Fillmore in Utah. Event id: uu60291747. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60291747, us1000g4q0. The temblor was reported at 03:06:25 / 3:06 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/08/18 / 2018-08-07 10:06:25 / August 7, 2018 @ 10:06 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 0.39 km (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -112.7361667 West, latitude 38.7661667 North, depth = 0.39 km.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Richfield. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Richfield (c. 7 600 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 42 km WSW of Fillmore, Utah.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.94 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.7361667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.7661667° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 0.39 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42km WSW of Fillmore, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-08-07 10:06:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-08-07 14:33:01 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 3.45 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 133 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 30 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.2648 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.25 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 uu60291747 Id of event.
Event Code 60291747 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60291747,us1000g4q0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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