A minor earthquake magnitude 3.02 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Saint George in Utah. Global time and date of event 09/01/19 / 2019-01-09 02:06:29 / January 9, 2019 @ 2:06 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: uu60309242. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60309242, us2000j1ky. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -113.5390015 West, latitude 36.8791656 North, depth = 1.94 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.94 km (1 miles). The 3.02-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:06:29 / 7:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Saint George (c. 72 900 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Washington (c. 18 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Mesquite (c. 15 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Hurricane (c. 13 700 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Ivins (c. 6 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mesquite, Hurricane, Ivins (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes 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 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.
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