A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.73 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Magna in Utah on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 7.79 km (5 miles). The 3.73-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:15:11 / 6:15 am (local time epicenter). Event id: uu60363617. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60363617. Exact location of earthquake, -112.0563354° West, 40.7518349° North, depth 7.79 km. Global time and date of event 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 13:15:11 / March 18, 2020 @ 1:15 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Brigham City, Salem, Payson. The epicenter 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), 19 km (12 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). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 6 km NE of Magna, Utah.
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