A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.05 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Cedar City in Utah on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -113.2798309 West, latitude 37.7756653 North, depth = 7.37 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/17 / 2017-12-28 04:02:49 / December 28, 2017 @ 4:02 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 21:02:49 / 9:02 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.37 km (5 miles). Unique identifier: uu60263322. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60263322.
Event epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Cedar City (c. 28 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Washington (c. 18 800 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Hurricane (c. 13 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Ivins (c. 6 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Santa Clara (c. 6 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Clara, Ivins, Washington (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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