A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.3 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Magna in Utah on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, -112.0555° West, 40.7676° North, depth 9.99 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 17:16:49 / March 18, 2020 @ 5:16 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008hyk. Id of event: us60008hyk. The 3.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:16:49 / 10:16 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 9.99 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 14 km (9 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). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mapleton, Spanish Fork, Springville (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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 NNE of Magna, Utah. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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