A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.99 (ml/mb) was reported 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Hildale in Utah on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 20:59:21 / 8:59 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70005b3z, uu60338487. Unique identifier: uu60338487. The epicenter was at a depth of 15.98 km (10 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/09/19 / 2019-09-02 03:59:21 / September 2, 2019 @ 3:59 am. Exact location of event, longitude -112.8929977 West, latitude 37.1875 North, depth = 15.98 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ivins, Santa Clara, Enoch (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (38 miles) from Saint George (c. 72 900 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Cedar City (c. 28 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Washington (c. 18 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Hurricane (c. 13 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ivins (c. 6 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 ten 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 23 km NNE of Hildale, Utah.
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