A minor earthquake with magnitude 2.82 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Magna in Utah on Wednesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 21:22:58 / March 18, 2020 @ 9:22 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 2.92 km (2 miles). The temblor was picked up at 14:22:58 / 2:22 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: uu60365177. Unique identifier: uu60365177. Exact location, longitude -112.050499° West, latitude 40.7485008° North, depth = 2.92 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Springville, Provo, Pleasant View (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 13 km (8 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), 25 km (16 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 has struck near. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km NE of Magna, Utah.
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