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Minor earthquake 2.8 mag, 16 km ESE of Castle Dale, Utah

Earthquake location 39.1347S, -110.85WA minor earthquake with magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Castle Dale in Utah on Thursday. The 2.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:22:47 / 5:22 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000crr2. Unique identifier: us7000crr2. Exact location of event, depth 6.4 km, -110.85° West, 39.1347° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/12/20 / 2020-12-17 05:22:47 / December 17, 2020 @ 5:22 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.4 km (4 miles).

Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ephraim, Price (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Price (c. 8 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ephraim (c. 6 100 pop).

Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days 0, in the past 30 days 0 and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km ESE of Castle Dale, Utah. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -110.85° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 39.1347° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 6.4 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16 km ESE of Castle Dale, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-12-17 05:22:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-12-17 06:10:27 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 121 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 0.254 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 53 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 us7000crr2 Id of event.
Event Code 7000crr2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000crr2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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