A minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Saint George in Utah. Exact location of event, depth 11.33 km, -113.4915009° West, 36.8725014° North. Unique identifier: uu60136657. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60136657. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.33 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 17:10:38 / 5:10 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 22/01/16 / 2016-01-22 00:10:38 / January 22, 2016 @ 12:10 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mesquite, Hurricane, Ivins. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Saint George (c. 72 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Washington (c. 18 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Mesquite (c. 15 300 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Hurricane (c. 13 700 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Ivins (c. 6 800 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 26 km SSE of Saint George, Utah.
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