A minor earthquake magnitude 2.91 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Magna in Utah. The temblor was reported at 12:35:37 / 12:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -112.0506668° West, latitude 40.7574997° North, depth = 6.01 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.01 km (4 miles). Id of earthquake: uu60364902. Event ids that are associated: uu60364902. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 19:35:37 / March 18, 2020 @ 7:35 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Springville, Provo, Pleasant View (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). The 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).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 6 km NE of Magna, Utah.
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