A minor earthquake magnitude 3.56 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Magna in Utah. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.21 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 14:57:41 / March 18, 2020 @ 2:57 pm UTC/GMT. The 3.56-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:57:41 / 7:57 am (local time epicenter). Event id: uu60364032. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60364032. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -112.0445023 West, latitude 40.7508316 North, depth = 9.21 km.
The 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), 58 km (36 miles) from Orem (c. 88 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Brigham City, Salem, Payson (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 6 km NE of Magna, Utah.
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