A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Magna in Utah. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.55 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 18:30:20 / March 18, 2020 @ 6:30 pm. Event id: uu60364727. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60364727. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.045166 West, latitude 40.7896652 North, depth = 12.55 km. The 2.82-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:30:20 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 13 km (8 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Provo, Orem, Heber.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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