A minor earthquake magnitude 3.36 (ml/mb) strikes 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Monroe in Utah on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.87 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/09/17 / 2017-09-24 04:38:44 / September 24, 2017 @ 4:38 am. The 3.36-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:38:44 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: uu60249087. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60249087. Exact location of event, depth 5.87 km, -112.05233° West, 38.6168327° North.
Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Richfield (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 18 km (11 miles) from Richfield (c. 7 600 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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