A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Magna in Utah. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.19 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: uu60364832. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60364832. The temblor was detected at 12:12:23 / 12:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.0671692 West, latitude 40.7446671 North, depth = 10.19 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 19:12:23 / March 18, 2020 @ 7:12 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santaquin, Brigham City, Salem. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Orem (c. 88 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Sandy City (c. 87 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 4 km NE of Magna, Utah.
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