A light earthquake magnitude 4.28 (ml/mb) strikes 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Enterprise in Utah on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 1.03 km (1 miles). The temblor was detected at 15:37:26 / 3:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -113.9216667 West, latitude 37.5121667 North, depth = 1.03 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/01/16 / 2016-01-15 22:37:26 / January 15, 2016 @ 10:37 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60135917. Id of event: uu60135917.
Epicenter of the event was 54 km (34 miles) from Saint George (c. 72 900 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Cedar City (c. 28 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Washington (c. 18 800 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Mesquite (c. 15 300 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Hurricane (c. 13 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Ivins (c. 6 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Enoch, Mesquite, Cedar City.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 19 km WSW of Enterprise, Utah. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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