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Minor earthquake, 3.25 mag strikes near Wolf Creek in Utah

Earthquake location 41.4686661S, -111.7043304WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.25 (ml/mb) strikes 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Wolf Creek in Utah on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 2.69 km (2 miles). The 3.25-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:50:41 / 12:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/05/19 / 2019-05-26 07:50:41 / May 26, 2019 @ 7:50 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60325922. Id of event: uu60325922. Exact location of earthquake, -111.7043304° West, 41.4686661° North, depth 2.69 km.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Summit Park, Salt Lake City, Preston (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Ogden (c. 82 800 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Layton (c. 67 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Logan (c. 48 200 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Bountiful (c. 42 600 pop).

Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 18 km NE of Wolf Creek, Utah.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.25 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -111.7043304° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.4686661° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 2.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 18km NE of Wolf Creek, 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 07:50:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-26 07:55:34 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 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 162 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 6 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.4161 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.69 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 145 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 uu60325922 Id of event.
Event Code 60325922 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60325922, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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