A light earthquake magnitude 4.46 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Magna in Utah on Wednesday. The 4.46-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:02:12 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008ht8, uu60363822. Id of event: uu60363822. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 14:02:12 / March 18, 2020 @ 2:02 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -112.0725° West, 40.7651667° North, depth 8.99 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.99 km (6 miles).
Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santaquin, Salem, Payson. Earthquake epicenter was 15 km (10 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Orem (c. 88 300 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 7 km NNE of Magna, Utah.
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