A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.19 (ml/mb) was reported 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Loa in Utah on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/03/18 / 2018-03-22 13:21:34 / March 22, 2018 @ 1:21 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -111.6648331 West, latitude 38.4191666 North, depth = 5.83 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:21:34 / 6:21 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: uu60274927. Event ids that are associated: uu60274927. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.83 km (4 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (33 miles) from Richfield (c. 7 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Richfield (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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 NW of Loa, Utah. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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