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Minor earthquake, 3.56 mag strikes near Magna in Utah

Earthquake location 40.7508316S, -112.0445023WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.56 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.0445023° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.7508316° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 9.21 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NE of Magna, Utah Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-18 14:57:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-18 15:02:19 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status automatic Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 195 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network uu The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,uu, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 60 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1283 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.26 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 45 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID uu60364032 Id of event.
Event Code 60364032 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60364032, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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