A minor earthquake magnitude 3.92 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Magna in Utah. Exact location of event, longitude -112.0593338 West, latitude 40.7501678 North, depth = 3 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:32:29 / 6:32 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 13:32:29 / March 18, 2020 @ 1:32 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 3 km (2 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: uu60363682. Ids that are associated to the event: uu60363682.
Country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Brigham City, Salem, Payson (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event 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).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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