A 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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