A minor earthquake magnitude 2.98 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Magna in Utah. All ids that are associated to the event: uu60194797. Unique identifier: uu60194797. Exact location of earthquake, -112.2418365° West, 40.8311653° North, depth 7.44 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 7.44 km (5 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 22/04/17 / 2017-04-22 17:49:07 / April 22, 2017 @ 5:49 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 10:49:07 / 10:49 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 31 km (19 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Orem (c. 88 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Heber, Brigham City, Orem.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 17 km NW of Magna, Utah.
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