A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Magna in Utah. Exact location of event, depth 7.76 km, -112.0774° West, 40.7719° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.76 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60008ht8. Event ids that are associated: us60008ht8. Global time and date of event 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 14:02:13 / March 18, 2020 @ 2:02 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 07:02:13 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santaquin, Salem, Payson (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 16 km (10 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Orem (c. 88 300 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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