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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag has occurred near Saint Johns in Arizona

Earthquake location 34.7142S, -109.441WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Saint Johns in Arizona on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -109.441 West, latitude 34.7142 North, depth = 5 km. Unique identifier: us60005m48. Ids that are associated to the event: us60005m48. The temblor was picked up at 00:12:59 / 12:12 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Global time and date of event 23/09/19 / 2019-09-23 07:12:59 / September 23, 2019 @ 7:12 am UTC/GMT.

Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Show Low (c. 10 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Zuni Pueblo (c. 6 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Snowflake (c. 5 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Holbrook (c. 5 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Show Low, Holbrook, Zuni Pueblo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 24 km NNW of Saint Johns, Arizona.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -109.441° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 34.7142° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 24km NNW of Saint Johns, Arizona Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-09-23 07:12:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-09-23 08:12:28 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 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 148 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.458 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 115 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 us60005m48 Id of event.
Event Code 60005m48 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60005m48, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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