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Light earthquake 4.21 mag, 25 km SSW of Moab, Utah

Earthquake location 38.3566666S, -109.6320038WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.21 (ml/mb) was reported 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Moab in Utah on Sunday. Event id: uu60325917. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60325917. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -109.6320038 West, latitude 38.3566666 North, depth = 23.17 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 26/05/19 / 2019-05-26 07:50:12 / May 26, 2019 @ 7:50 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.17 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.21-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:50:12 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Moab. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 25 km (16 miles) from Moab (c. 5 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.

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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 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: 25 km SSW of Moab, Utah.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.21 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -109.6320038° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.3566666° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 23.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km SSW of Moab, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-26 07:50:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-26 07:57:44 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 3.1 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 273 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 15 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.5548 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 134 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 uu60325917 Id of event.
Event Code 60325917 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60325917, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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