A minor earthquake magnitude 2.97 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Magna in Utah. The temblor was detected at 08:00:44 / 8:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.135498 West, latitude 40.7098351 North, depth = -3.24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -3.24 km (-2 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 15:00:44 / March 18, 2020 @ 3:00 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60364042. Id of event: uu60364042.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 21 km (13 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Spanish Fork, Springville, Pleasant View. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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