A minor earthquake magnitude 2.89 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Magna in Utah. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.0435028 West, latitude 40.7605019 North, depth = 6 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60365152. Id of event: uu60365152. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 21:11:10 / March 18, 2020 @ 9:11 pm UTC/GMT. The 2.89-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:11:10 / 2:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Springville, Provo, Pleasant View (min 5000 pop). Event 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), 67 km (42 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop). 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 was reported nearby. There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 7 km NE of Magna, Utah.
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