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Minor earthquake, 3.1 mag was detected near Vernal in Utah

Earthquake location 40.661S, -109.3449WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was reported 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Vernal in Utah on Thursday. Global time and date of event 06/08/20 / 2020-08-06 21:22:51 / August 6, 2020 @ 9:22 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us6000bac2. Event ids that are associated: us6000bac2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5 km (3 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -109.3449 West, latitude 40.661 North, depth = 5 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:22:51 / 9:22 pm (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (17 miles) from Vernal (c. 9 100 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Roosevelt (c. 6 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Roosevelt, Vernal (min 5000 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two 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.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 27 km NE of Vernal, Utah. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -109.3449° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.661° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 5 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 27 km NE of Vernal, 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 21:22:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-08-06 21:43:36 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 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 0.193 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 101 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 us6000bac2 Id of event.
Event Code 6000bac2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000bac2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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