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Minor earthquake 2.91 mag, 13 km WSW of Monroe, Utah

Earthquake location 38.5778333S, -112.2591667WA minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Monroe in Utah on Wednesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/01/19 / 2019-01-02 15:47:03 / January 2, 2019 @ 3:47 pm. The temblor was detected at 08:47:03 / 8:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.36 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.2591667 West, latitude 38.5778333 North, depth = 7.36 km. Unique identifier: uu60308782. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60308782.

Event epicenter was 26 km (16 miles) from Richfield (c. 7 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Richfield.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 13 km WSW of Monroe, Utah.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 2.91 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.2591667° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 38.5778333° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 7.36 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km WSW of Monroe, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-02 15:47:03 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-02 16:19:01 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 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 130 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 29 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.08264 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.27 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63 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 uu60308782 Id of event.
Event Code 60308782 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60308782, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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