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Light earthquake: M4.34 quake has struck near Circleville in Utah

Earthquake location 38.0933342S, -112.4209976WA light earthquake magnitude 4.34 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Circleville in Utah. Exact location of event, longitude -112.4209976 West, latitude 38.0933342 North, depth = 9.21 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.21 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/10/20 / 2020-10-03 11:47:43 / October 3, 2020 @ 11:47 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.34-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:47:43 / 11:47 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60412957, us6000c55e. Id of event: uu60412957.

Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 73 km (45 miles) from Cedar City (c. 28 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Richfield (c. 7 600 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Enoch (c. 5 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Richfield, Cedar City, Enoch (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, 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 nearby.

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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. 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: 15 km WSW of Circleville, Utah.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.34 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.4209976° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.0933342° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15 km WSW 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 2020-10-03 11:47:43 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-03 12:01:03 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 13 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.78 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green 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 295 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,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 56 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.455 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 41 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 uu60412957 Id of event.
Event Code 60412957 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60412957,us6000c55e, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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