A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Garland in Utah. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.3445 West, latitude 41.9248333 North, depth = 5.91 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.91 km (4 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/12/16 / 2016-12-07 04:29:59 / December 7, 2016 @ 4:29 am. Event id: uu60173377. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60173377. The 2.99-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:29:59 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Harrisville, North Ogden, Farr West. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Logan (c. 48 200 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Brigham City (c. 17 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from North Ogden (c. 17 400 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Smithfield (c. 9 500 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from North Logan (c. 8 300 pop).
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 have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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: 25 km NW of Garland, Utah.
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