A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.92 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Mona in Utah. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.0646667 West, latitude 39.8785 North, depth = 7.42 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.42 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 2.92-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:04:13 / 11:04 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/10/18 / 2018-10-16 18:04:13 / October 16, 2018 @ 6:04 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: uu60301017. Unique identifier: uu60301017.
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was White City, South Jordan, South Jordan Heights. Epicenter of the event was 52 km (33 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Orem (c. 88 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from South Jordan (c. 50 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Lehi (c. 47 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Draper (c. 42 300 pop).
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. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 19 km WNW of Mona, Utah.
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