A minor earthquake magnitude 2.95 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Willard in Utah. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 1.16 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/20 / 2020-03-06 04:28:59 / March 6, 2020 @ 4:28 am. The 2.95-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:28:59 / 9:28 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -112.2996667 West, latitude 41.4783333 North, depth = 1.16 km. Event id: uu60362272. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008ats, uu60362272.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was North Salt Lake, Preston, Woods Cross (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from Ogden (c. 82 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Layton (c. 67 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Logan (c. 48 200 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Bountiful (c. 42 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Roy (c. 36 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven 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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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: 23 km W of Willard, Utah.
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