A minor earthquake magnitude 3.81 (ml/mb) strikes 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Magna in Utah on Wednesday. Exact location of event, depth -1.59 km, -112.0756683° West, 40.737999° North. The temblor was picked up at 06:23:20 / 6:23 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of -1.59 km (-1 miles). Event id: uu60363652. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: uu60363652. Global time and date of event 18/03/20 / 2020-03-18 13:23:20 / March 18, 2020 @ 1:23 pm UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Salt Lake City (c. 186 400 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from West Valley City (c. 129 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Provo (c. 112 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from West Jordan (c. 103 700 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Sandy Hills (c. 89 600 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Orem (c. 88 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santaquin, Brigham City, Salem. Close country/countries that might be effected, United States (c. 310 233 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 3 km NE of Magna, Utah.
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