A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.94 (ml/mb) was reported 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Heber in Utah on Friday. Event id: uu60137302. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60137302. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.04 km (4 miles). Global time and date of event 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 23:24:00 / January 29, 2016 @ 11:24 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.94-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:24:00 / 4:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -111.4001694° West, 40.5041656° North, depth 7.04 km.
Epicenter of the event was 50 km (31 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 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 Layton, Stansbury park, Tooele.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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