A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.69 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Magna in Utah on Wednesday. Event id: uu60363612. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60363612. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 13:14:21 / March 18, 2020 @ 1:14 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 7.93 km (5 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -112.0575 West, latitude 40.7586667 North, depth = 7.93 km. The 3.69-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:14:21 / 6:14 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 67 km (42 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), 60 km (37 miles) from Orem (c. 88 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Salem, Payson, Brigham City (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days thirty-five 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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km NE of Magna, Utah.
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