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Minor earthquake: M3.6 quake has struck near Moab in Utah

Earthquake location 38.5999985S, -109.5456696WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Moab in Utah. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly -0.17 km (-0 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/11/20 / 2020-11-08 11:20:07 / November 8, 2020 @ 11:20 am. The temblor was detected at 11:20:07 / 11:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -109.5456696° West, latitude 38.5999985° North, depth = -0.17 km. All ids that are associated to the event: uu60417607. Unique identifier: uu60417607.

Earthquake epicenter was 3 km (2 miles) from Moab (c. 5 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moab (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. 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: 2 km N of Moab, Utah.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -109.5456696° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.5999985° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth -0.17 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2 km N of Moab, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-08 11:20:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-08 11:27:09 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 4.37 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 199 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 0.9184 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.24 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 299 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 uu60417607 Id of event.
Event Code 60417607 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60417607, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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