A minor earthquake magnitude 3.11 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Magna in Utah. Event id: uu60020269. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60020269. The temblor was detected at 06:16:03 / 6:16 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 13:16:03 / March 18, 2020 @ 1:16 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.87 km (4 miles). Exact location, longitude -112.0703333° West, latitude 40.7618333° North, depth = 5.87 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 15 km (9 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Spanish Fork, Springville, Provo.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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