A minor earthquake magnitude 3.35 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Magna in Utah. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 13:16:38 / March 18, 2020 @ 1:16 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 8.5 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: uu60363622. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60363622. The 3.35-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:16:38 / 6:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -112.0695 West, latitude 40.7688333 North, depth = 8.5 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 15 km (9 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Spanish Fork, Springville, Provo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days twenty-nine 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. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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