A minor earthquake magnitude 3.21 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Magna in Utah. Exact location of earthquake, -112.0455° West, 40.7541667° North, depth 6.87 km. The temblor was picked up at 10:16:49 / 10:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 17:16:49 / March 18, 2020 @ 5:16 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: uu60364512. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008hyk, uu60364512. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 6.87 km (4 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mapleton, Spanish Fork, Springville. Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). 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), 66 km (41 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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