A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Enterprise in Utah on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 4.39 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: uu60135412. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60135412. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/01/16 / 2016-01-09 23:06:14 / January 9, 2016 @ 11:06 pm. The temblor was reported at 16:06:14 / 4:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -113.9021683 West, latitude 37.4695015 North, depth = 4.39 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cedar City, Mesquite, Hurricane. Event epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Saint George (c. 72 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Cedar City (c. 28 900 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Washington (c. 18 800 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Mesquite (c. 15 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hurricane (c. 13 700 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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 two and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 19 km SW of Enterprise, Utah.
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