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Minor earthquake 2.96 mag, 19 km NNE of Maeser, Utah

Earthquake location 40.627S, -109.477WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.96 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Maeser in Utah on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -109.477 West, latitude 40.627 North, depth = -2 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -2 km (-1 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/08/20 / 2020-08-06 21:22:55 / August 6, 2020 @ 9:22 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: uu60405062. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bac2, uu60405062. The temblor was reported at 21:22:55 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Vernal (c. 9 100 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Roosevelt (c. 6 000 pop). Nearby 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 Roosevelt, Vernal.

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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. 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: 19 km NNE of Maeser, Utah.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.96 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -109.477° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.627° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -2 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19 km NNE of Maeser, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-08-06 21:22:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-06 23:02:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 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 17 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.09007 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 118 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 quarry blast Type of seismic event.
Event ID uu60405062 Id of event.
Event Code 60405062 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000bac2,uu60405062, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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