A minor earthquake magnitude 2.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Aurora in Utah. Global time and date of event 28/09/17 / 2017-09-28 01:01:48 / September 28, 2017 @ 1:01 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 18:01:48 / 6:01 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: uu60249877. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60249877. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.36 km (5 miles). Exact location, longitude -111.946° West, latitude 38.905° North, depth = 8.36 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ephraim, Richfield (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 19 km (12 miles) from Richfield (c. 7 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ephraim (c. 6 100 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been 0, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km SSW of Aurora, Utah. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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