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Minor earthquake 3.42 mag, 30 km ENE of White Mesa, Utah

Earthquake location 37.5325012S, -109.1289978WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.42 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from White Mesa in Utah on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth -2.81 km, -109.1289978° West, 37.5325012° North. The 3.42-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:04:39 / 3:04 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -2.81 km (-2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/07/20 / 2020-07-30 15:04:39 / July 30, 2020 @ 3:04 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60404327. Id of event: uu60404327.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (32 miles) from Cortez (c. 8 500 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cortez.

Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km ENE of White Mesa, Utah. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.42 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -109.1289978° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 37.5325012° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -2.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30 km ENE of White Mesa, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-07-30 15:04:39 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-07-30 15:09:02 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 180 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 0.7915 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 255 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 uu60404327 Id of event.
Event Code 60404327 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60404327, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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