A minor earthquake magnitude 3.01 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Magna in Utah. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 14:07:53 / March 18, 2020 @ 2:07 pm. The temblor was reported at 07:07:53 / 7:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -112.0826645° West, latitude 40.7528343° North, depth = 8.82 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.82 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: uu60363837. Unique identifier: uu60363837.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 16 km (10 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Springville, Provo, Pleasant View (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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