A minor earthquake magnitude 3.51 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Loa in Utah. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3.98 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/04/18 / 2018-04-03 20:26:38 / April 3, 2018 @ 8:26 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.51-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:26:38 / 1:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -111.668663° West, latitude 38.4215012° North, depth = 3.98 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60276212. Id of event: uu60276212.
Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Richfield (c. 7 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Richfield (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km NW of Loa, Utah. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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