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Minor earthquake: M3.02 quake has struck near Saint George in Utah

Earthquake location 36.8791656S, -113.5390015WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Saint George in Utah. Global time and date of event 09/01/19 / 2019-01-09 02:06:29 / January 9, 2019 @ 2:06 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: uu60309242. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60309242, us2000j1ky. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -113.5390015 West, latitude 36.8791656 North, depth = 1.94 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.94 km (1 miles). The 3.02-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:06:29 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Saint George (c. 72 900 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Washington (c. 18 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mesquite (c. 15 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hurricane (c. 13 700 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Ivins (c. 6 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mesquite, Hurricane, Ivins (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 17 km S of Saint George, Utah.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.02 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -113.5390015° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 36.8791656° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.94 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 17km S of Saint George, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-09 02:06:29 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-09 02:19:46 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 3.6 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 140 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 9 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.271 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.19 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 181 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 uu60309242 Id of event.
Event Code 60309242 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60309242,us2000j1ky, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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