A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Arizona kilometers (0 miles) from Arizona. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5 km (3 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:23:04 / 9:23 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/04/16 / 2016-04-08 09:23:04 / April 8, 2016 @ 9:23 am. Event id: us20005gb4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005gb4. Exact location of earthquake, -113.4728° West, 36.5018° North, depth 5 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hurricane, Ivins, Santa Clara (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Event epicenter was 68 km (42 miles) from Saint George (c. 72 900 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Washington (c. 18 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Mesquite (c. 15 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Hurricane (c. 13 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ivins (c. 6 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: Arizona.
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