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Minor earthquake, 3.6 mag strikes near Magna in Utah

Earthquake location 40.7488327S, -112.0593338WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Magna in Utah. Exact location of event, longitude -112.0593338 West, latitude 40.7488327 North, depth = 10.62 km. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:36:38 / 6:36 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10.62 km (7 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 13:36:38 / March 18, 2020 @ 1:36 pm. Id of earthquake: uu60363697. Event ids that are associated: uu60363697.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Brigham City, Salem, Payson (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 14 km (9 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Orem (c. 88 300 pop). Close 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 thirteen, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days nineteen 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km NE of Magna, Utah. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -112.0593338° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 40.7488327° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km 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 13:36:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-03-18 13:47:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -420 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 120 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5.6 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 4.38 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 267 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 57 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.1396 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 57 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 uu60363697 Id of event.
Event Code 60363697 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,uu60363697, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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