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Minor earthquake, 2.95 mag was detected near Willard in Utah

Earthquake location 41.4783333S, -112.2996667WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Willard in Utah. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.16 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/20 / 2020-03-06 04:28:59 / March 6, 2020 @ 4:28 am. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:28:59 / 9:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -112.2996667 West, latitude 41.4783333 North, depth = 1.16 km. Event id: uu60362272. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008ats, uu60362272.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was North Salt Lake, Preston, Woods Cross (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from Ogden (c. 82 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Layton (c. 67 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Logan (c. 48 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bountiful (c. 42 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Roy (c. 36 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven 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.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 23 km W of Willard, Utah.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.95 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.2996667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 41.4783333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 1.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 23km W of Willard, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-06 04:28:59 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-06 05:10:35 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 3 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.91 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 135 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 ,us,uu, 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 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 uu60362272 Id of event.
Event Code 60362272 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us60008ats,uu60362272, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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