A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) was reported 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Saint George in Utah on Tuesday. Event id: uu60017009. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60017009, us2000j1kw. Exact location of event, longitude -113.537 West, latitude 36.9423333 North, depth = 0.44 km. The 3.11-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:46:08 / 6:46 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 0.44 km (0 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/01/19 / 2019-01-09 01:46:08 / January 9, 2019 @ 1:46 am.
Event epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Saint George (c. 72 900 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Washington (c. 18 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Mesquite (c. 15 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Hurricane (c. 13 700 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Ivins (c. 6 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mesquite, Hurricane, Ivins.
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four 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.
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