A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.26 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Magna in Utah on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of -3.23 km (-2 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:29:55 / 6:29 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: uu60363672. Unique identifier: uu60363672. Global time and date of event 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 13:29:55 / March 18, 2020 @ 1:29 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.0608368 West, latitude 40.748333 North, depth = -3.23 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mapleton, Spanish Fork, Springville. Event epicenter was 14 km (9 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). Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
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 was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 5 km NE of Magna, Utah.
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