A minor earthquake magnitude 3.15 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Magna in Utah. The temblor was picked up at 11:30:44 / 11:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth -3.25 km, -112.0473328° West, 40.7565002° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 18:30:44 / March 18, 2020 @ 6:30 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: uu60364732. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60364732. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -3.25 km (-2 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mapleton, Spanish Fork, Springville (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake 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 (41 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-seven, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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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