A minor earthquake magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Manti in Utah. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/12/18 / 2018-12-20 12:49:22 / December 20, 2018 @ 12:49 pm. Exact location, longitude -111.4606705° West, latitude 39.2333336° North, depth = -3.32 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:49:22 / 5:49 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -3.32 km (-2 miles). Unique identifier: uu60307652. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60307652.
Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Price (c. 8 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Richfield (c. 7 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Ephraim (c. 6 100 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Nephi (c. 5 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Richfield, Price, Nephi. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one and in the last 365 days five 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. 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: 15 km ESE of Manti, Utah.
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