A minor earthquake magnitude 3.87 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Magna in Utah. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of -0.12 km (-0 miles). Global time and date of event 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 19:11:36 / March 18, 2020 @ 7:11 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 12:11:36 / 12:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -112.0485001 West, latitude 40.7555008 North, depth = -0.12 km. Id of earthquake: uu60364827. Event ids that are associated: uu60364827.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Epicenter of the event 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), 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). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Salem, Brigham City, Payson (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km NE of Magna, Utah. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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