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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 11 km SE of El Dorado, Arkansas

Earthquake location 33.1193S, -92.5929WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from El Dorado in Arkansas on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007vlt. Id of event: us70007vlt. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/20 / 2020-02-24 06:30:15 / February 24, 2020 @ 6:30 am. Exact location of earthquake, -92.5929° West, 33.1193° North, depth 5 km. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:30:15 / 12:30 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 5 km (3 miles).

Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Ruston (c. 21 900 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from El Dorado (c. 18 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Camden (c. 12 200 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Magnolia (c. 11 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Claiborne (c. 11 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Claiborne, Warren, Ruston (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days 0 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km SE of El Dorado, Arkansas. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -92.5929° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 33.1193° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SE of El Dorado, Arkansas Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-24 06:30:15 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-24 06:49:07 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -360 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 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 121 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 0.714 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.89 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 80 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb_lg The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70007vlt Id of event.
Event Code 70007vlt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007vlt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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