A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.29 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from West Valley City in Utah on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: uu60363667. Unique identifier: uu60363667. The temblor was reported at 06:31:18 / 6:31 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 13:31:18 / March 18, 2020 @ 1:31 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 8.88 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 8.88 km, -112.0390015° West, 40.7536659° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 12 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 (15 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mapleton, Spanish Fork, Springville (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days twenty-five 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 7 km NNW of West Valley City, Utah. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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