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Minor earthquake, 2.8 mag strikes near Circleville in Utah

Earthquake location 38.2218333S, -112.323WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Circleville in Utah. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.81 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 4.81 km, -112.323° West, 38.2218333° North. The temblor was detected at 23:14:44 / 11:14 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/09/20 / 2020-09-30 23:14:44 / September 30, 2020 @ 11:14 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: uu60412632. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c3ex, uu60412632.

Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Richfield (c. 7 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Richfield (min 5000 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 7 km NW of Circleville, Utah.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.323° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.2218333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 4.81 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7 km NW of Circleville, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-09-30 23:14:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-01 13:28:07 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 3.8 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 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 29 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3992 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.23 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 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 uu60412632 Id of event.
Event Code 60412632 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c3ex,uu60412632, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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